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Evaluations Underway

South Dakota school districts are working through the process of objective evaluations of teachers and principals. The state Department of Education held workshops for administrators last week to explain the “Framework for Teaching” method developed by Charlotte Danielson. Vermillion School District Superintendent Dr. Mark Froke says a number of districts will move toward the new evaluations this year…

Froke says the evaluation model sets up several levels of performance…

Froke says student performance also figures into the new system for teachers and principals…

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