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More Than a Number

This group is created to provide a continuing forum for those 1200 educators who attended the Feb. 15 Symposium at CW Post "More Than a Number - Is the new NYS Teacher and Principal evaluation system undermining effective teaching and learning?"

Members: 106
Latest Activity: Feb 3

Related Resources

Click here  to read Principals "Protest" Letter

Click here to write to your elected officials

Click here to contact the Governor

Click here to e-mail members of the Board of Regents

Click here for  Guidance On New York’s Annual Professional Performance Review Law And Regulations

Click here to view the full video of the LIU/CW Post Feb. 15, 2012  "More than a Number" Symposium

Click here to view Gov. Cuomo's Teacher Evaluation Tracker

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New York State Teacher and Principal Evaluation 2012-13 and beyond Summary of Revised APPR Provisions

With Anticipated Changes from Enactment of Amendments to Education Law §3012-c Proposed in February 2012 with the Executive Budget and Settlement of Litigation


Click here for full text

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View the presentation  about Test Integrity  that the Board of Regents viewed.


The NYS Legislature approved  the APPR bill  ahead of the budget, meaning that it will go into effect as soon as the Governor signs it. The Board of Regents adopted regulatory changes  in order to be consistent. Keep track at the OCM BOCES APPR microsite .

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Comment by Dr. Kenneth Forman on February 15, 2012 at 7:51pm

Arnie

Congratulations on taking lead, organizing, and running a very informative panel!  I hope that the ensuring discussion will impact on our educational system.

Ken Forman

Comment by Tagrid Sihly on February 15, 2012 at 7:43pm

The Feb. 15 forum was eye opening and inspirational. I'm glad I attended.

Comment by Arnold Dodge on February 9, 2012 at 12:41pm

I am delighted that we will have this forum to continue our conversations after the symposium on February 15.

 

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