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2 years 6 months ago

Teachers could see changes to tenure

DENVER (AP) - New teacher tenure rules proposed for Colorado are getting their first review by state lawmakers who asked for them. A House-Senate panel is meeting Monday afternoon to look at the proposed four-tier review standards for teachers. The state board of education approved the new evaluation standards to...

2 years 7 months ago

Teacher tenure rules could see changes

DENVER (AP) - A new statewide teacher rating system in Colorado could be among the first measures awaiting state lawmakers Wednesday. The new four-tier rating system was approved by the state Board of Education after two years of work crafting new rules related to giving teachers job protections called...

3 years 2 months ago

Teachers could be graded

DENVER (AP) - Colorado teachers could see a new four-tier ranking system under new performance guidelines up for discussion by the state Board of Education. Colorado is changing the rules for how teachers earn and keep job protections known as tenure, linking student performance to job security. State education...

4 years 2 months ago

Who grades the teachers?

A committee that will make recommendations to the Colorado Department of Education next year on the best ways to measure student performance is trying to find the best way to grade teachers. The State Council for Educator Effectiveness met Friday. Members are drawing up proposed guidelines that will base...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado lawmakers approve tenure changes

A proposed overhaul of Colorado's teacher tenure law has cleared its first hurdle. The Senate Education Committee approved a bill Friday that would make tenure available only to teachers who have improved student performance for three straight years. Teachers who have tenure could lose it if their students fail to...

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