Passing grades

    Just 25 of the School District of Philadelphia’s 11,000 teachers received an unsatisfactory rating in the last two school years. That’s a fraction of one percent.
    In the 2007-08 school year, only 16 were marked unsatisfactory. The Public School Notebook has a report today on these numbers, including an assessment of a new peer review program and thoughts on why so few teachers receive bad ratings.

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