State of the States 2013 Connecting the Dots: Using Evaluations of Teacher Effectiveness to Inform Policy and Practice
From National Council on Teacher Quality October 2013
This report provides a detailed and up-to-date lay of the land on teacher evaluation policies across the 50 states and DCPS. It also offers a more in-depth look at the states with the most ambitious teacher evaluation systems, including their efforts to connect teacher evaluation to other policy areas. In addition, it includes some advice and lessons learned from states' early experiences on the road to improving teacher evaluation systems.
See below for state summaries and recommendations.
AP: Report highlights Hawaii teacher evaluations -- The report highlights that just Hawaii, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Utah and the District of Columbia directly tie teacher compensation to teacher evaluation results.