USED Announces Flexibility in Timeline for Educator Evaluation and Double Testing
The U.S. Education Department shared a letter they sent to all 50 chief state school officers. In the letter, Secretary Arne Duncan outlined increased flexibility for states to postpone using student growth on state tests as a factor in staffing decisions. In particular, the waiver would allow states to delay the timeline one year, to the 2016-17 school year.
Read more about the letter on The Leading Edge blog.