But the administration mandates states to use teacher evaluations in order to be granted a waiver — something that unions have traditionally opposed.
Yesterday we checked in with Governor Kitzhaber’s education advisor, Ben Cannon, to get his thoughts on the NCLB waivers. Today we’ll see what Oregon’s teachers union — the Oregon Education Association (OEA) — thinks about the waivers. We’ll also check in about the union’s broader goals in the near future.
What are your questions for the OEA? Should teacher evaluations be mandated?
- Gail Rasmussen: President of the Oregon Education Association