They had resisted it, but now the National Education Association has changed it’s position on teacher evaluations. In an attempt lead rather than be steamrolled, the N.E.A. has read the writing on the wall that says teachers must be held accountable for student achievement. While they have made concessions, they have not surrendered. At this point, however most view this “change” in the N.E.A.’s stance as little more than lipservice:
There really isn’t much to hang your hat on. And with so many states and locals already out of the gate, it’s hard to see what new proposals they are bringing to the table at this point.