by Andrea Rogers
Headlines continue to highlight the January deadline for approval of districts' teacher evaluation plans. Districts without approval--which include NYC and Buffalo--risk losing state aid for non-compliance.
Charter schools participating in Race to the Top have different protocols to follow. The Charter Schools Office has charter-specific guidance online. It is important to note that charter schools participating in Race to the Top must submit a statement of assurances for teacher and principal evaluations by June 30, 2013.