http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/07/07/36parcc.h30.html?tkn=MMLF%2Fj%2Bt9ILRTDxq%2BT22G6jiHtb%2BGD1fSqAT&cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS1
Ed Week article on Through-Testing
This is a link to an article from Ed Week about the "through-testing" (5 or more tests designed to be given throughout the year) and how some states are backing away from it because it determines curriculum too much. (Ya' think?!)


Here are two links to information about the rules for teacher (and principal) evaluation:

20-20-60

an in-depth explanation of the evaluation system

An article with info. about the lawsuit NYSUT filed against the state:
lawsuit

Here's the link to the teacher practice rubric- what they'll use to determine the other 60%- if it's approved as an acceptable rubric by NYSED.
Teacher Practice Rubric

Below see NYSUT's position on the new Teacher Practice Rubric:
NYSUT position