Published Online: March 15, 2011
Published in Print: March 16, 2011, as Principals' Group Weighs In on Evaluations

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Principals' Group Weighs in on Evaluations

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The National Association of Secondary School Principals is calling for more-comprehensive teacher evaluations and training for school leaders who conduct them. In a position statement, the NAASP's board of directors recommended that teacher-performance appraisals be based on research-supported best practices and include multiple measures of performance, such as student portfolios. The group also encouraged Congress to establish a federal definition for a "highly effective" teacher based on multiple measures of performance.

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