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New Tenn. Teacher Ratings Vary Widely by District

By The Associated Press — January 10, 2012 1 min read

Under the state’s new teacher-evaluation system, observations by principals make up half of teachers’ scores, but a first glimpse at those observation scores shows they are all over the map, according to an open-records request from The Tennessean. But state officials say it is too early to draw conclusions about the new system.

A version of this article appeared in the January 11, 2012 edition of Education Week as New Tenn. Teacher Ratings Vary Widely by District

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