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SED issues Q&A document on transition APPR regulations

On Board Online • January 25, 2016

By Pilar Sokol
Deputy General Counsel

Many local school officials have had questions regarding how recent changes in state regulations will affect the way annual professional performance reviews (APPRs) are conducted, especially in light of the fact that the current law on APPR has not changed and includes certain requirements.

To address many implementation issues that can arise in individual school districts and BOCES, the State Education Department (SED) issued a question-and-answer document on Jan. 15.

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