Northwest Evaluation Association Selected To Deliver 2016 OECD Test for Schools
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has selected the Northwest Evaluation Association to deliver the 2016 OECD Test for Schools in the United States and serve as the international assessment platform provider for the rest of the world beginning in the fall of 2016.
Teacher Prep Gets Major Funding from Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed grants of $34.7 million over three years to help set up five teacher preparation transformation centers around the country that will bring together people from universities, teacher-preparation providers and K-12 school systems to share data, knowledge and best practices.
Research: Teacher Evaluation Regs Still Need Rebooting
A non-partisan research and policy organization has found that while most states require the inclusion of student growth and achievement to be factored into teacher and principal job evaluations, figuring out how to implement that is a challenge.