New York City and its teachers union failed to reach a deal on a teacher evaluation system, making it all but certain the city will miss a midnight deadline and forsake more than $250 million in state money, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday, Reuters reports. The question of how best to evaluate teachers - and how cities can remove failing teachers - has sparked clashes across the country between cities and teachers unions. Just such a disagreement over evaluations was behind last year's seven-day strike in Chicago. In New York, talks between schools' Chancellor Dennis Walcott and United Federation...
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