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Patricia Hoyle is one of the nearly 200 DCPS teachers with an 'effective' or 'highly effective' rating that still lost their jobs last year.
Kavitha Cardoza
Patricia Hoyle is one of the nearly 200 DCPS teachers with an 'effective' or 'highly effective' rating that still lost their jobs last year.

It's a teacher's nightmare: you get a strong review, feel your career is going well... and suddenly find yourself out of a job. Education reporter Kavitha Cardoza speaks with teachers who were "excessed" by DCPS, to find out why they're no longer needed in a school system that says it wants good teachers in every classroom.

[Music: "Theme 2" by John Murphy from 28 Days Later (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)]

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