MDE's role in teacher evaluation system made clearer in Senate hearing

By mcee

If approved by lawmakers, the $27.8 million recommended in Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed budget for teacher evaluations will largely go toward purchasing and training on the systems used to assess how educators are doing in the classroom, Michigan Department of Education officials said Wednesday.

The Senate Appropriations subcommittee on school aid and education took testimony from department officials on the governor's recommendation for funding to implement the recommendations of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness, which released its report last year on how teacher performance should be judged.

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