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Teacher evaluation pilot to be extended

In a letter requesting an extension of the state’s waiver from certain provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law, the education commissioner has notified the U.S. Department of Education that Texas intends to extend for an additional year … Continue reading

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Legislature may consider new teacher evaluation system

A new teacher evaluation system being tested by the Texas Education Agency in the 2014-2015 school year was on the agenda at a May 14 meeting of the House Public Education Committee. The piloting of the Teacher Evaluation and Support System announced on May 5 … Continue reading

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Austin’s Eastside Memorial working with new partner

More than five years after becoming the first school to be closed down under the Texas public school accountability system, the former Johnston High School in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) is working with a new partnering entity to implement a plan to strengthen … Continue reading

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