Tuesday, January 3, 2012
This little-reported item may be just the beginning of a union backlash against the state's plans for evaluation of teachers. It's a requirement for states that agreed to accept Race to the Top federal funding, yet it has wandered through the courts here, with the unions winning concessions. Meanwhile, most districts agree that the amount they're getting in federal funds is dwarfed by the amount they'll have to spend to implement all the regs. The gift that keeps on taking.