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Weingarten for the Union Defense
WSJ ^ | 3-26-11 | jason riley

Posted on 03/28/2011 12:34:36 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB

Why can't teachers who have been chronically absent from work be the first to go? Or the ones who have been convicted of crimes? Or the ones who are languishing—with full pay and benefits—in some "reserve pool" because no school will hire them? Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently said that "last in, first out" policies hit low-income kids hardest because the poor are more likely to attend schools where teachers have less seniority.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aft; education; nea; pensions; reform; schools; spending; teachers; tenure; union; unions; weingarten
good read.
1 posted on 03/28/2011 12:34:45 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Like everything else, there should be a value-based evaluation of all teachers including pay scale, and the nuances connected to job performance.

Out with the low graders and in with the high graders.

Selection by ethnicity should NEVER be allowed to come into bearing.


2 posted on 03/28/2011 12:38:59 PM PDT by bestintxas (Somewhere in Kenya, a Village is missing its Idiot.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Bertha Lewis (ACORN) “Randi is my sista from anotha mista”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1niVqTrtvE&feature=player_embedded


3 posted on 03/28/2011 12:39:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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