Introduced by Sen. Wayne Kuipers (R) on September 23, 2010
To suspend the “rigorous, transparent, and fair” teacher performance evaluation system required under Senate Bill 981, now Public Act 205 of 2009, if the current union labor contract with a school district prohibits such evaluations. The evaluations would only go into effect after the contract expires. This evaluation system was one of the provisions adopted when the state was trying to make itself eligible for federal “race to the top” grants (which were not granted). Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on September 23, 2010
Reported in the Senate on September 28, 2010
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered by Sen. Wayne Kuipers (R) on November 4, 2010
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 4, 2010