Can teacher evaluations be made a little bit public?

Rangel. (NY1)
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The Daily News is angry about a state proposal to make teacher evaluations available to parents but not the public at large. They refer to it as a "gag order for parents" and dare lawmakers to actually pass it.

The thinking is it won't survive a court challenge and will galvanize critics.

Former Assemblyman Michael Benjamin, writing in the Post, is equally outraged, but lays more of the burden on Governor Andrew Cuomo, who, Benjamin notes, seemed to demand a lot more out of the deal that what he is considering accepting now.

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