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Don't water down teacher evaluations


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 16, 2014

~~<p>After all the wrangling and public debate it took to strengthen the accountability of public school faculty for their students' achievement, it would be a waste to now step away from that commitment to high-quality teacher job evaluations.</p>
<p>That is what the Legislature is in danger of doing if it simply throws up its hands at the price tag for putting the evaluations in place, rather than push education officials to save money through efficiency measures.</p>
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After all the wrangling and public debate it took to strengthen the accountability of public school faculty for their students' achievement, it would be a waste to now step away from that commitment to high-quality teacher job evaluations.

That is what the Legislature is in danger of doing if it simply throws up its hands at the price tag for putting the evaluations in place, rather than push education officials to save money through efficiency measures. Login for more...



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