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Teachers, principals gear up for new evaluation systems

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 4:34 a.m.

Sommer Frazier, a literacy facilitator at McGehee High School (bottom), and Renee Bennett, principal at Simon Middle School in Conway, along with other statewide school personnel, participate in a training session for BloomBoard, a new Web-based application tool they will be using for teacher observation, evaluation and professional development.

Sommer Frazier, a literacy facilitator at McGehee High School (bottom), and Renee Bennett, principal at Simon Middle School in Conway, along with other statewide school personnel, participate in a training session for BloomBoard, a new Web-based application tool they will be using for teacher observation, evaluation and professional development.

Arkansas public schools are moving forward with new statewide teacher and administrator evaluation systems in the coming 2014-15 school year, after piloting the systems this past year with at least one teacher and one administrator per school.

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