Posted on · The lawsuit, filed against state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles and the HISD board of managers, claims district and campus stakeholders were not properly consulted before a new teacher evaluation system was adopted. A judge's ruling Thursday means the new criteria cannot be implemented at least until the next court hearing on Sept. 11.
Posted on · The lawsuit, filed Wednesday by the Houston Federation of Teachers, seeks an injunction and claims HISD leaders violated state law by not consulting districtwide and campus-level decision-making committees before adopting new evaluation criteria.
Posted on · Now that EVAAS won’t be used, the Houston Federation of Teachers hopes for a more hands on approach
Posted on · Last month, the Association of Professional Educators announced a petition to challenge the state's planned updated appraisal system tying teacher evaluation scores to student performance on standardized tests. That announcement followed a lawsuit brought by the Texas State Teachers Association, seeking to invalidate part of the new evaluation system being planned by Texas Education Commissioner […]
Posted on · Commissioner Michael Williams indicated his intent in a letter to the U.S. Department of Education Tuesday.
Posted on · Proposal bases 20 percent of teacher's grade on student growth on tests.
Posted on · The lawsuit claims the system that uses student test scores is unreliable.