Putting Education Reform To The Test

Hillsborough School Board Will Discuss Changing Teacher Evaluations

Hillsborough County’s school board will debate changes to its Gates Foundation-funded teacher evaluation program. The district is halfway through the three-year grant.

The changes, welcomed by some teachers and traumatic to others, are Hillsborough’s version of education reform. The rest of the state is under Senate Bill 736, which similarly aims to reward teachers for results instead of seniority.

At Tuesday’s school board meeting, Hillsborough officials will talk about changes they have made in response to feedback from their 15,000 teachers.

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