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ERIC Number: ED407378
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87367-488-X
The Law of Teacher Evaluation: A Self-Assessment Handbook.
Zirkel, Perry A.
Detailed explanations of the legal issues involved in teacher evaluation are discussed in this concise handbook. The basis for discussion is a self-assessment designed for response by the reader. The answers to the self-assessment instrument and explanations of them are discussed under 13 headings: (1) The Use of Test Scores; (2) Negotiability and Arbitrability; (3) Remediation Plans and Probationary Period; (4) Noncompliance with State Law; (5) Noncompliance with Local Policies; (6) Subjective Criteria and Data; (7) Race, Sex or Disability Discrimination; (8) Outspoken Evaluatees; (9) Videotaping; (10) Defamation; (11) Other Costly Consequences; (12) Insubordination; and (13) Open Records Legislation. Attachments include: a summary chart of legislation, regulations, and guidelines for the 50 states and a list of the chart citations; a resource list; and an appendix listing the results of the assessment as taken by participants at Harvard s Institute on School Law. (SPM)
Phi Delta Kappa, P.O. 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789 ($4.50 members, $6 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.; Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A