Michigan lawmakers vote to delay teacher evaluation rules

By mcee

Michigan lawmakers voted Wednesday to implement statewide standards for evaluating teachers and school administrators while also delaying their implementation a year or two.

The standards were supposed to be in effect this school year under a 2011 Republican-backed law that revised teacher tenure rules. But legislators are still working to put the system in place after receiving recommendations last year.

The Senate approved a bill Wednesday delaying the standards until the 2015-16 school year while the House approved a delay until next academic year.

Read the full article from Crain's Detroit Business here.