Teachers Are Bouncing Off the Walls To Say They’re Fit for the Classroom

Finally a reporter who actually interviews ATRs about what is really happening in the ATR pool. Too bad the UFT leadership continues to not only ignore the issue, but is with the DOE to help fan the flame. Two more months until Amy Arundell has her once a year boilerplate meeting with ATRs. Don’t expect articles like this in the UFT’s NY Teacher newspaper. Continue reading

Chancellor Fariña Doesn’t Like “Flyby” Observations, but about for ATRs?

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FARINA DOESN’T WANT “FLYBY” OBSERVATIONS FOR TEACHERS BUT WHAT ABOUT ATRS?

In a recent NY Times article and in testimony before Albany lawmakers, Chancellor Carmen Farina stated that she is no fan of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal that 50% of teacher ratings should be based on student … Continue reading