Monthly Archives: January 2013

Annual Professional Performance Review (or APPR)

You may have seen this article in Thursday’s New York Times about the breakdown of NYC’s negotiations on teacher evaluations.  Or perhaps you read the following New York Times editorial about it.  Regardless, all this sturm und drang in New … Continue reading

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Unfunded Mandates

I was cheerily planning an in-depth look at the new Annual Professional Performance Requirements (APPR) for this blog post.  APPR is yet another component of New York State’s drive to compete for Federal Race to the Top Funding.  And I … Continue reading

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