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Teacher Tenure Under Fire: “I Couldn’t Believe It Happened to Me”

April 11, 2011 by ajehlen  
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By Alain Jehlen Most teachers are likely to go through their entire career without being unfairly targeted for dismissal by administrators. But that shouldn’t be left to chance. For example, what if this happened to you? You’re a high school teacher. You work out with your students a rubric for grading a small-group project. One [...]

What Teacher Tenure Is — And What It’s Not

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By Kevin Hart A recent Time magazine poll asked members of the public how they felt about teacher tenure. And, in the course of a 26-word question, Time managed to perpetuate three myths that educators say are contributing to the public’s misunderstanding over what tenure is — and what it’s not. Specifically, Time asked, “Do [...]