Lawmakers close teacher evaluations to the public eye

State lawmakers have passed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to keep teacher evaluations from the public eye. Once the governor officially signs off on the bill,

BROOKLYN - State lawmakers have passed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to keep teacher evaluations from the public eye.

Once the governor officially signs off on the bill, it will allow only parents to see how their children's current teacher is rated.

Supporters say the intention is to avoid media exploitation of educators, but others disagree, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg who argues more information is better.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

They say the speculators are buying homes and 1 Activists rally against gentrification in Cypress Hills, East NY
VIDEO: March to help seniors apply to college 2 VIDEO: March to help seniors apply to college
The hand-bell ensemble will be performing again at 3 VIDEO: Long Island ReSound perform holiday classics
A Bronx-based artist has opened a cash-optional, pop-up 4 Artist opens up cash-optional coffee shop in Williamsburg
Participants in the 5 'Krampus Krawl' provides darker alternative to SantaCon

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 Brooklyn nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE