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Teachers Tenure

5 More Reasons Why a Teacher's Tenure Should Be Protected

Lee Kronert | Posted 12.30.2014 | Education
Lee Kronert

Not all administrators support their teaching staff. Just like in the real world, sometimes the boss doesn't like a few of his or her workers. And without that support in a climate which already is pointing at teachers as the main problem with education, things can get a mite sticky in a hurry.

Just Cause, or "Just 'Cause"?

Sabrina Stevens | Posted 11.30.2011 | Education
Sabrina Stevens

Eliminating "tenure" may be politically popular, but eroding due process and the 'just cause' standard creates an environment where even good teachers can be fired just 'cause it serves some other interest.

Illinois Is Proving Any State Can Change Its Schools

Suzanne Tacheny Kubach | Posted 07.22.2011 | Education
Suzanne Tacheny Kubach

A dozen or so leading citizens, backed by local and national philanthropy, put Illinois on this path to becoming a national leader in education reform.

Joy Resmovits

How Should Teachers Be Fired? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.12.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- State lawmakers from Illinois to Tennessee are considering laws that could change what it means to be a teacher, as labor policy has becom...

The Future Of Unions

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.16.2012 | Education
Rev. Al Sharpton

When schools in certain neighborhoods do not receive the same amount of funding as others, nor are they equipped with the tools necessary to educate our young, we cannot scapegoat teachers.