Articles in Category: 'tenure'

By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 6, 2010 5:30 PM
Former Washington, D.C., school chief Michelle Rhee won't be Florida's next education commissioner. Instead, she is embarking on a nationwide crusade to expel bad teachers.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 7, 2010 3:27 PM
While most state lawmakers cheer Florida education's "race to the top," the state teachers union is engaged in a "race to mediocrity."

Why do I say that?

Because -- except for the colossally expensive class-size amendment -- the Florida Education Association hasn't been on board for a single significant reform since the mid-1990s, when education in the Sunshine State ranked in the nation's bottom quartile.

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