teacher evaluations http://wrvo.org en Assembly votes to delay some effects of Common Core http://wrvo.org/post/assembly-votes-delay-some-effects-common-core <p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:00:21 +0000 Karen DeWitt 52276 at http://wrvo.org Regents delay vote on teacher protections portion of Common Core changes http://wrvo.org/post/regents-delay-vote-teacher-protections-portion-common-core-changes <p></p><p>The New York State Board of Regents at the last minute reversed course and decided not to hold a final vote on some changes to weaken implementation of the Common Core standards in New York. &nbsp;</p><p>The Regents were set to vote to delay the effects of Common Core on high school seniors for five more years, until 2022, and to offer teachers some protections if they are fired during the next two years.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 51233 at http://wrvo.org Regents delay vote on teacher protections portion of Common Core changes State Board of Regents takes step back on Common Core http://wrvo.org/post/state-board-regents-takes-step-back-common-core <p></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:51:17 +0000 Karen DeWitt & Charles Lane 51196 at http://wrvo.org State Board of Regents takes step back on Common Core Common Core sparked major debate in 2013 http://wrvo.org/post/common-core-sparked-major-debate-2013 <p></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 12:26:32 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49365 at http://wrvo.org Common Core sparked major debate in 2013 Groups call for ban on standardized testing for young children http://wrvo.org/post/groups-call-ban-standardized-testing-young-children <p></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:20:56 +0000 Karen DeWitt 47201 at http://wrvo.org Groups call for ban on standardized testing for young children Senators hear more complaints about Common Core http://wrvo.org/post/senators-hear-more-complaints-about-common-core <p>New York state’s Teacher of the Year testified at a state Senate hearing that even she could not receive high marks in her teacher evaluation process, due to what she and others say is the dysfunctional implementation of the new Common Core standards.<br /> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:16:56 +0000 Karen DeWitt 47144 at http://wrvo.org 30-day amendments make several changes to Cuomo's budget plan http://wrvo.org/post/30-day-amendments-make-several-changes-cuomos-budget-plan <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo made several changes to his budget plan in what are called 30-day amendments. These amendments range from imposing a teacher evaluation plan on schools in New York City, to cutting the cost of hunting licenses. Sat, 23 Feb 2013 10:20:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 33758 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo to make budget changes with 30-day amendments http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-make-budget-changes-30-day-amendments <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will make several changes to his budget using 30 day amendments, including imposing a teacher evaluation plan on New York City, and cutting the cost of hunting licenses. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:48:20 +0000 Karen DeWitt 33676 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo takes hard line on teacher evaluation plans http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-takes-hard-line-teacher-evaluation-plans <p>Just two-thirds of school districts in New York state have completed new teacher evaluation plans, one month before a deadline imposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The governor says if the rest don’t finish on time, they won’t see any increased school aid next year. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 12:16:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 30725 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo takes hard line on teacher evaluation plans NY school districts struggle to form new teacher evaluation plans http://wrvo.org/post/ny-school-districts-struggle-form-new-teacher-evaluation-plans <p>As the school year starts, many school districts across the state still need to grapple with the issue of a teacher evaluation system, especially if they want to continue to receive state aid. Only a small percentage of the state's schools have turned in an evaluation plan the state is happy with so far. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:04:27 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25521 at http://wrvo.org Many school districts to miss teacher evaluation deadline http://wrvo.org/post/many-school-districts-miss-teacher-evaluation-deadline <p>An important deadline in the state&rsquo;s ongoing teacher evaluation process occurred Sunday, but most schools reported they would miss it. &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:42:16 +0000 Karen DeWitt 21910 at http://wrvo.org State legislature approves Cuomo's teacher evaluation plan http://wrvo.org/post/state-legislature-approves-cuomos-teacher-evaluation-plan <p>Cuomo&rsquo;s proposal to make teacher evaluations public will become law, now that the Senate and Assembly passed the measure on the final day of the legislative session.</p><p>Senate Republicans, after a closed door meeting, agreed to take up Gov. Cuomo&rsquo;s bill to make all evaluations public, without names attached. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 21:29:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 21424 at http://wrvo.org State legislature approves Cuomo's teacher evaluation plan Cuomo offers teacher evaluation bill with no compromises http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-offers-teacher-evaluation-bill-no-compromises <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is telling the legislature to &quot;take it or leave it&quot; over a new bill he&rsquo;s released outlining how to make teacher evaluations public.</p><p>Cuomo says he introduced&nbsp; legislation on the publication of teacher evaluations just before his own self-imposed deadline of midnight Monday in order to clarify his position on the issue. &nbsp;He says it&rsquo;s up to the Assembly and Senate whether they want to pass it, exactly as is, or not.</p><p>&ldquo;That&rsquo;s the bill, the bill is not going to change,&rdquo; said Cuomo. &ldquo;They act on it or they don&rsquo;t. But there&rsquo;s not going to be changes and discussions at this time.&rdquo;</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 13:55:02 +0000 Karen DeWitt 21258 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo offers teacher evaluation bill with no compromises