New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders say they've come up with a plan to ensure that school district teacher-evaluation systems remain in place until they're re-negotiated.
Monday's agreement addresses a concern at the center of an impasse between New York City and its teachers union that caused city schools to miss a deadline for adopting an evaluation plan. That cost the district $260 million in state aid.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he didn't want an agreement that would expire before it could weed out ineffective teachers.