A federal appeals court is expected to hear arguments in the battle on the constitutionality of a system which tied teacher evaluations to student performance in Florida.
With Florida’s public-school system facing major questions, state officials are gathering in Clearwater for a hastily-arranged, three-day summit to address pending issues.
The battle over teacher evaluations and merit pay takes center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday.
Miami-Dade teachers who received “Race to the Top” merit pay bonuses will be allowed to keep the money following a contract re-ratification vote on Tuesday.
There’s a big vote planned Tuesday for the Miami-Dade Teachers Union. Teachers are going to re-vote on contract ratifications. There are three measures teachers will be voting on; “Race to the Top” bonus plans, health insurance, and teacher evaluations.
Florida teachers will learn Wednesday about the new test-based teacher evaluation formula that the state is set to approve.