Schools Chief Earns Praise in Evaluation; Duval's Superintendent Agrees with Board Members That Some Improvement Is Needed
Sanders, Topher, The Florida Times Union
Byline: TOPHER SANDERS
Duval County School Board members collectively rated Superintendent Ed Pratt-Dannals' second complete year on the job as just shy of "highly effective," according to evaluations released Friday.
Pratt-Dannals received high marks from every board member in 2009. But this time two members - Betty Burney and W.C. Gentry - were more critical, knocking him down to an "acceptable" rating.
Board members praised Pratt-Dannals for fostering a multiple-pathway approach to graduation, creating strong community ties and rolling out accelerated academic programs to every high school.
But there were a few rebukes sprinkled in the …
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