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Attendance to be factored into New Mexico teacher evaluations

Schools in Santa Fe and other parts of New Mexico were recently surprised by a new state requirement authorizing that attendance be factored into teachers’ performance evaluations.

Third-grade teacher Liliana Kendrick prepares for her second year teaching in a portable classroom at Whitestone Elementary …

Schools in Santa Fe and other parts of New Mexico were recently surprised by a new state requirement authorizing that attendance be factored into teachers’ performance evaluations. School districts had been given the option to include either teacher attendance records or parent and student surveys as 10 percent of a teacher evaluation. However, last week the state announced that it is requiring both. (Santa Fe New Mexican)

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