Houston ISD principals have a new evaluation system. It’s strongly tied to test scores

The state-appointed board of managers for Houston ISD approved a new way to measure the job performance of campus principals during a Thursday meeting.

Superintendent Mike Miles designed the system, which he argued will improve the “quality of instruction.”

“The main job of the teachers is to teach well,” Miles told the board earlier in October. “And the main job of the principal is to improve the quality of instruction and to support the teachers to teach well.”

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