Laura Isensee

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Report: Miami district needs to improve teacher evaluations

Ponce de Leon Middle School math teacher Phyllis Bellinger talks instructs (left to right) Denis Pacheco, Isabel Canizares, Jamie Brown and Javier Martinez. (Al Diaz / Miami Herald…

Complex new Florida teacher evaluations tied to student test scores

Orlando Sarduy is a math teacher at Coral Reef Senior High. He can understand the basics of the new, complex equation that will grade him and thousands of…

Miami schools debut merit pay in Florida

Ponce de Leon Middle School science teacher Eugenio Machado instructs Gabriel Marino, Stella Leone and Melanie Larson. When Miami-Dade public schools rolled out their performance pay plan to…