24 districts taking part in NJ evaluation programs
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State education officials say ten districts from across
New Jersey will take part in the second year of a teacher
evaluation pilot program, while 14 more were chosen for the first year of the
principal evaluation pilot program.
The Department of Education announced Tuesday that 70 districts overall
applied to participate in the programs during the 2012-2013 school year.
The districts in the teacher evaluation program will share in $1 million that
being handed out in the first round of grant funding, while $400,000 overall
will be available to those districts in the principal evaluation program.
Educators in the participating districts will work collaboratively with the
education department to develop new educator evaluation systems for rollout
across the state.