Sunday, December 28, 2014

Should N.J. teachers' tenure be linked to their classroom performance?

READER POLL

Should N.J. teachers' tenure be linked to their classroom performance?

Yes, will assure schools get better results
 
  400 (62.5%)
No, tenure rules are fine as they are
 
  50 (7.8%)
Yes, N.J. proposal will resolve tenure challenges quicker
 
  69 (10.8%)
No, puts teachers at risk of being fired arbitrarily
 
  166 (25.9%)
Total votes = 640
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Debating teacher tenure in N.J.


Letters to the Editor
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