Friday, 11 May 2012

An End to Teacher Tenure? | Psychology Today

An End to Teacher Tenure? | Psychology Today:

 "As an election year, 2012 will inevitably bring rigorous discussion of education—and education reform—into the limelight.

Within these discussions, an especially hot issue has become the question of teacher tenure. In North Carolina, Phil Berger (Senate leader) has even recently announced a plan to remove traditional teacher tenure and move to merit-based pay. The announcement mirrors conversations for many other similar plans around the nation.

Division 15 of the American Psychological Association (Educational Psychology) recently polled its members for thoughts on the subject. The returned responses were as varied as they were passionate.

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