Winter Park, Fla. — Aug xx, 2013 — Approximately 70 to 75 percent of all Georgia teachers — for at least part of the instructional day — teach subjects that are not assessed by state tests. To meet the Student Growth and Academic Achievement component of Georgia’s Teacher Keys Effectiveness System, teachers of non-tested subjects must implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) to gauge student growth. As a result, schools and districts are now responsible for crunching the data for SLOs to determine if students achieved the academic goals set at the beginning of a course, and to determine an effectiveness...

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Leslie Eicher