Teacher evaluation-student scores bill clears Wyoming Senate

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill that would do away with tying teacher evaluations to student test scores.

The measure heads to a conference committee after passing the Senate 25-4 on Monday. The committee will negotiate changes to the bill made by both the House and Senate.

After final approval, the bill would go to Gov. Mark Gordon for his consideration.

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Groups including the Wyoming Education Association have lobbied against tying teacher evaluations to student test scores, saying the practice doesn’t produce good results.

The bill earlier cleared the House 57-1.

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