Video: Teachers Share How Senority Based Layoffs Do Not Help Students
From Students First:
Do you remember your favorite teachers?
Chances are they made an incredible impact on your life. When children are taught by an effective teacher three years in a row it can dramatically...
Number of States Reforming Teacher Tenure, Pay Growing Rapidly
As many state legislative sessions reach their mid point, many states have moved legislation reforming teacher tenure and pay practices. Missouri lawmakers are currently debating legislation in the House...
Florida Becomes Center of National Debate on Merit Pay
From the Orlando Sentinel:
March 02, 2011
By Mike Thomas, COMMENTARY
This time there will be no Charlie Crist to save teachers from the Republicans.
One of Charlie's last acts as governor...
Teacher Tenure, Pay Reform Supported in House Committee
CECM supported teacher tenure and pay reform in a recent hearing in the House Education Committee. HB 628, sponsored by committee chairman Scott Dieckhaus, would end the practice of teacher tenure and make...