The official Democratic Party platform highlights the importance of evaluations in helping teachers, as well as the Common Core State Standards.
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August 30, 2012
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August 29, 2012
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August 28, 2012
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August 23, 2012
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August 22, 2012
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August 14, 2012
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August 08, 2012
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July 24, 2012
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