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Mar 3, 1:00 AM

NJEA argues teacher evaluation based on student test scores not practical

With a governor-appointed task force’s report on teacher evaluations expected to be released today, the state’s largest teacher’s union Wednesday argued basing teacher effectiveness on student test scores is unworkable. The New Jersey Education Association Wednesday issued a statement saying tying performance reviews to standardized test scores could narrow curriculum in schools and reinforce teaching for the sake of passing a test.

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