Officials consider unlinking student test scores, teacher evaluations

A social studies class at East Hartford Middle School

When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proclaimed 2012 as "The Year of Education Reform," superintendents, teachers union leaders and school board members joined forces to tie teacher evaluations to test scores and student and parent surveys. But the results of the evaluations have been shrouded in secrecy ever since, and now key supporters say the system has some serious shortcomings. Continue Reading →