Teachers' Union in Florida Fails in Bid to Overturn Evaluation System

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    Teachers' Union in Florida Fails in Bid to Overturn Evaluation System

    A Florida federal-court judge has ruled that the state's new teacher-evaluation system is legal, even though he is persuaded that it has been poorly implemented and is unfair. The National Education Association and its Florida affiliate sued in 2013 to overturn the law creating the new system because some teachers in non-tested grades and subjects are judged in part by the test-score progress of students they don't teach. The pressure was worrisome enough that lawmakers made some legislative fixes to the system. In the 18-page ruling issued May 6 by federal district court Judge Mark...


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