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How superintendents describe experiences with new teacher evaluation requirements (so far)

June 9th, 2013 by Robert Lowry

Last week, the chair of one of the Council’s committees suggested we ask our members to share what they see as the positives and negatives from their districts’ experiences in implementing the state’s new Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) requirements for teacher and principal evaluations.

Positive comments most often observed that the new requirements prompted conversations between teachers and administrators on how instruction should be evaluated and improved.

Negative responses focused on the time demands in complying with the requirements and their impact on other leadership priorities.

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