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House Bill 543

Provides relative to the value-added model used to evaluate teachers and administrators

Filed By: Rep. Frank HoffmanE-mail

Abstract:

Provides that the value-added model (VAM) used to evaluate teachers and administrators shall be optional instead of required for local public school boards. 351 more words

House Bills

evaluating evaluations

VAM, Value-Added (Assessment) Models used in part to evaluate a teacher’s performance. VAMs are used to compensate, evaluate, continue a contract, or fire a teacher. The American Statistical Association (ASA) suggests that high-level of expertise is needed to develop and interpret the models, especially if the VAMs are used for high-stakes reasons. 643 more words

Education

House Bill 479

Provides relative to the evaluation of teachers and administrators

Filed By: Rep. Barry IveyE-mail

Abstract:

Relative to the evaluation of teachers and administrators, reduces percentage of which an evaluation shall be based on growth in student achievement to a maximum of 35% and grants local school boards discretion, within specified parameters, in determining this percentage at “A”, “B”, and “C” schools. 327 more words

House Bills

The Progressive Magazine: How a Grassroots Revolt Against Testing May Change Education

A revolt involving hundreds of thousands of Americans against the federal and state government has been brewing over the past couple of years. What caused this grassroots revolt? 833 more words

High-Stakes Testing

Wendy Pride - VPC Artist Spotlight

Wendy Pride  – “I am an artist – painting in oils and working to establish myself in Mississauga. I have joined Visual Arts Mississauga and the Oakville Art Society.  87 more words

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Visual Arts Mississauga Members' Show and Sale- March 28th - April 3rd, 2016

VAM Press Release about their upcoming show and sale –

100 ARTISTS TO EXHIBIT AT VISUAL ARTS MISSISSAUGA’S
MEMBERS’ SHOW & SALE

Mississauga, ON – 292 more words

Vibrant Port Credit

Senate Bill 342

Provides relative to the use of student growth data in teacher evaluations.

Filed By: Sen. Gerald BoudreauxE-mail

Abstract:

Present law provides for periodic evaluations of professional education employees (teachers and administrators) based in part on growth in student achievement using a value-added assessment model. 507 more words

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