Thursday, December 03, 2009

NYC mayor is criticized for plan to tie tenure to student scores

The New York Times received several letters from current and former educators criticizing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to link teacher tenure to student performance. "If tenure is linked to test scores, why would idealistic young people want to teach in those schools where it is most difficult to significantly raise scores, and where that becomes the criteria for tenure?," a retired educator wrote. The New York Times (free registration)

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