As usual with the reformers, they lie about the things they are promoting.
Joe Williams of the Democrats For Education Reform says the following about the new evaluation system:
The much-maligned standardized test isn’t king. Under the new plan, the bulk of a teacher’s evaluation (60%) remains in the hands of the school principal, not in standardized testing. That’s as it should be. Implementing more meaningful classroom evaluations will help teachers improve their craft — especially for the four out of five teachers who don’t teach in tested grades or subjects.