By Keshia Clukey | Politico New York
“ALBANY — A majority of the state’s public school districts have put in place or have submitted their teacher and principal evaluation plans for approval, less than a month after lawmakers agreed to extend the deadline through December.
‘Districts and local unions have made significant progress over the last few months,’ said Carl Korn, spokesman for New York State United Teachers, the largest teachers union in the state. ‘The additional time is needed in some cases, but our understanding is that in many places what remains is the dotting of the i’s and crossing of the t’s on agreements.'”