Charleston, state looks to change the way it evaluates teachers by using more of students test scores
BY DIETTE COURRÉGÉ CASEY
The debate about how South Carolina should evaluate its teachers has become one of the state’s hottest education issues, and groups from across the state are trying to influence the discussion.
The Charleston Teacher Alliance has surveyed the district’s teachers on the issue, and the League of Women Voters of South Carolina is deciding whether to take a position on the topic.
Charleston County School District and the state both are developing new evaluation systems that incorporate students’ test scores, and teachers worry about the weight that factor will carry in their overall evaluation.
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