Special educator speaks out on teacher evaluations:

Brooklyn, N.Y., special-education teacher William Johnson writes in this opinion article about the many challenges he faces in the classroom and in his school, where budget cuts and policy changes have increased his workload and added new pressures about student performance and job security. Johnson, who last year received an "unsatisfactory" rating, questions the many mixed messages he has received about his performance and argues that evaluations should be used to support and provide feedback to teachers, rather than remove those who are not providing top test scores.

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