school standards

Education
8:55 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Mo. Board of Education tentatively revises school standards

COCOEN FLICKR

Missouri’s Board of Education approved a tentative plan for revised standards in schools across the state. The updated standards provide schools with guidelines for educator evaluation systems, which is required in school districts to help assess teacher performance.

Now, the board takes a variety of factors into account when evaluating student achievement such as standardized test performance, graduation rates and socio-economic breakdown of the districts. The new criteria are a more evolved version of the old standards.

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