Critics are questioning the effectiveness of the state teacher evaluation program because of the rosy picture painted by the numbers.

The state Department of Education released evaluation data yesterday that shows nearly all educators in Long Island's districts were given passing grades. A total of 97 percent of teachers and principals in Nassau and Suffolk received grades of either "effective"...

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