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Tenure and Teaching

In California a district judge has responded to a lawsuit by throwing out the state’s tenure protections for teachers, including the provisions that require schools to consider job seniority in decisions regarding hiring and laying off teachers. One of my … Continue reading

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Draining Public Education

Reuters on February 15th reported on the many ways charter schools select the students they enroll. The report itself had the air of investigating a scandal, repeatedly describing activities that were not only questionable but potentially illegal. I would like … Continue reading

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Obama Accomplished Nothing, Nada, Zip

Another election season, another Big Lie. Oh, sure, the classic Big Lies are still out there: Social security is going bankrupt and must be privatized; union members are overpaid featherbedders; Democrats are wasteful spenders who are soft on defense; Barack … Continue reading

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