Thursday, November 15, 2007

NYC plans to dismiss underperforming teachers

New York City's Education Department announced the creation of a new entity called the Teacher Performance Unit, designed to gather the necessary evidence required to fire underperforming teachers, even those who are protected by tenure. United Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten characterized the plan as "disgusting." The New York Times (11/15)

Do we see a pattern here? DC Schools Chief Wants to Fire Ineffective Teachers

1 comment:

Rachel Rae said...

ooh, a slippery slope...

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