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New York State assessment scores will no longer have to be included in teacher ratings. Instead, all Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) decisions will be subject to local collective bargaining.
For students, the law prohibits districts from including grade 3-8 state test scores in students’ permanent records. Enactment of this law means students and teachers will be better protected from high-stakes tests.
The following is an overview of the new APPR provisions, highlighting what the law does and does not do; ...
ROCHESTER WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
NYSUT Rochester Regional Office
30 North Union Street, 1st floor conference center
Rochester, NY 14607
Register at: www.nysut.org/eReg/RWILS
ALBANY, N.Y. April 11, 2019 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta today issued the following statement on the signing of budget legislation that addresses the state’s teacher evaluation system:
“Educators across New York earned a huge victory today after banding together to push for fixes to the broken teacher evaluation system that created undue stress for teachers, students and parents. The powerful message they sent to those who stood in the way of real progress will not soon be forgotten. We will continue to fight on behalf of educators, students and parents to ensure we achieve a meaningful