Debating Student Evaluations of Teachers

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Teacher assessments are a hot button issue. We recently wrote about the Chicago teacher strike where one of the main points of contention revolved around teacher evaluations.  Recently on the New York Times’ Room for Debate, they wrote about student evaluations Continue reading

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Ends – The Aftermath [Infographic]

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On Tuesday, the Chicago Teachers’ Union agreed to call off the strike that lasted seven school days, and yesterday classes resumed for hundreds of thousands of Chicago public school students. Last week on Technapex we featured a post on the Continue reading

Chicago Strike Highlights Debate Around Teacher Evaluations

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You’ve probably heard by now that teachers from the third-largest school district in the U.S. are on strike. Yesterday, Chicago teachers left work to go on strike after negotiations broke down. They are putting their foot down even after receiving Continue reading