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Among teachers, deep concern over limits of using test scores in evaluation

Lawmakers in Albany are considering a proposal from Gov. Cuomo to more than double the importance of student test scores in measuring how teachers perform. The push comes as other states scale back use of test scores in evaluating teachers.

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