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WASHINGTON--In a carefully circumscribed venture into the sensitive area of book banning in public schools, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this summer that First Amendment guarantees limit the power of school boards to remove books from school libraries.
Over the past decade, an unprecedented amount of administrative time has gone into one effort: teacher evaluation. We have consumed thousands and thousands of hours by holding conferences, setting objectives, observing classrooms, and writing reports. And what has been the reward for these long, grinding, and often stressful, hours?
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