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email@example.comWhile debate continues over whether local or state education officials should determine how teachers are evaluated, teachers in Washington County Public Schools will have a new evaluation model for the coming school year that will hold them accountable...
Proposed evaluation model submitted Washington County Public Schools submitted its proposed model for evaluating teachers and principals to the state on June 3, Superintendent Clayton Wilcox said last week. State law calls for student growth to be...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWaynesboro Area School District elementary and middle school teachers whose students performed well on the 2011-12 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, or PSSA, tests received recognition Tuesday. School board members, Superintendent Sherian...
email@example.comWashington County Public Schools missed assessment test proficiency targets for reading among five population groups: all students, black students, white students, special-education students and students who received free or reduced-priced meals, said...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County Public Schools officials emphasized the school system’s renewed focus on improving students’ literacy skills last week after information about high school assessment test results from the 2011-12 school year was released by...
email@example.comA program for evaluating teachers, which takes into account student performance, will be expanded next semester into the rest of Washington County Public Schools, school system officials said. The program, based on the Charlotte Danielson evaluation...
firstname.lastname@example.orgStudent performance on standardized tests will continue to be incorporated into Waynesboro Area School District teacher evaluations as the district eyes changed state requirements. At Tuesday’s school board meeting, Assistant Superintendent...
email@example.comGreencastle-Antrim School District met state adequate yearly progress benchmarks for reading and math last school year, but the elementary school did not. Bob Crider, director of educational operations, gave a presentation to the school board Thursday...
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I remember one time when I was in sixth grade at the old Dargan School, I had a major role in a school program. I decided to play hooky on that day because I had not remembered my lines, so I told my grandmother I was sick. She told me to stay in bed....
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Waynesboro Area School District had mixed results from the latest round of statewide standardized testing, with the district overall failing to make “adequate yearly progress” as defined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education....
email@example.comSitting in the principal’s office at Bester Elementary School on a summer day, Amia Applewhite’s face lights up as she talks about how excited and happy she was during the last school year. Early in the school year, one of the things Bester...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFor the past two school years, eighth-grade English Language Arts teacher Elizabeth Lewis sometimes spent her planning period helping out in a seventh-grade class at Northern Middle School. During the last school year, “If you were to come in the...
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