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Published on Mar 16, 2016
One of the hardest things about teacher evaluations is that getting a low score feels terribly personal.
Renee Pryor has figured out how to take the sting out of that experience and develop individual, professional-development plans with teachers who are struggling.
As an administrator for Lincoln County schools in Tennessee, Pryor takes the time to build teachers up and drive their success, even as she keeps her eye squarely on student achievement.
Pryor joined Education Week Associate Editor Stephen Sawchuk for a discussion "doing teacher evaluations right." ____________________
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