A New York Daily News editorial discusses the negotiations between the teachers' union and city officials on a new teacher evaluation system, noting that the time is running out:
"…despite Gov. Cuomo’s overdue push for districts statewide to embrace professional methods of evaluating teachers — for the first time, factoring in student achievement along with principals’ assessments — the city has yet to come up with such a system."
If leaders fail to reach an agreement by the January 17th deadline, NYC schools will lose nearly $300 million -- a cut that Chancellor Walcott says "will be extremely painful."
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