It’s Not An Easy Time To Be A Teacher, Part III

We continue with part three (part I & Part II) of our series with a few snippets from the NY Times article, “Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain” by Annie Lowery, January 6, 2012 (warning today’s information is a bit technical): The paper [The...

Collective Bargaining Repealed

Via the Times Free Press (available to read in full Here) Senate Republicans on Friday evening voted 19-12 to repeal teachers’ unions collective bargaining powers, replacing them with a plan proponents call “collaborative conferencing.” Court-enforceable memoranda of...

Gov. Bill Haslam on Education

Gov. Bill Haslam gave a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 16th laying out a couple of proposals for education which included making it more difficult for teachers to gain tenure and to allow anyone to attend charter schools. We at TNSC were deeply...

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