9/30/2011

Officials in a New York district are considering shortening the school day by an hour once a month to allow time for teachers and administrators to prepare for a new state evaluation mandate. The time, they say, would be used to train evaluators, develop a new process for analyzing data and conduct the evaluations. Portions of the state's new evaluation law are being challenged in court, but district officials still have to comply with unchallenged aspects of the law.

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