Teacher Evaluations

Teacher evaluations were intended to be a tool for teachers to receive feedback and improve, and to identify and elevate the best. Sometimes they are meaningful, but other times a trivial checklist. In this series, we take a look at the state of teacher evaluations – where they are now and how they got here.

Episode 219: Idaho’s Evolving School Reopening Debate

Welcome to episode 219 of the Extra Credit podcast.

With only two weeks remaining until the first day of school in some areas families, teachers and administrators are grappling with how to return in the fall.

We’ll explain why the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and a spike in cases is overtaking reopening plans in some of the state’s largest school districts.

We will be back next week with another new episode of Extra Credit.



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