News Release: Public Invited to MCEE Web Chat Aug. 26

Parents of schoolchildren and other members of the public are invited to participate in an Aug. 26 web chat to learn more about a plan to create a statewide system for evaluating the performance of teachers and administrators in all Michigan...

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Editorial: Statewide evaluation good for teachers

The council tasked two years ago with creating a model teacher evaluation in Michigan turned in its report this past week. The group of evaluation experts, commissioned by the Legislature in 2011, toiled extensively and their work has been largely...

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Proposed sweeping changes to teacher evaluation system

Michigan public school teachers could be evaluated on their job performance, under a new system, in two years. But the Michigan Education Association wants to make sure the program is fair for its members.

A sweeping new teacher evaluation system...

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Radio Interview: Dr. Ball on WILS 1320

Deborah Ball, dean of the University of Michigan school of education and chair of the Council, discusses the report recommendations with Michael Cohen on the Capital City Recap. 

"This system of educator evaluation that we recommended...

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Panel recommends new Michigan teacher evaluation system

An independent panel of educators is recommending a new statewide evaluation system for Michigan public school teachers and administrators that would include announced and unannounced classroom observations. 

The recommendations have been...

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State gets teacher review proposal

A teacher’s classroom practice, as well how much students learn during the year, would be the main components of a new teacher evaluation system being proposed for Michigan.

The recommendation for the system came Wednesday when the...

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