Archive for September, 2013

Teacher turnover hyperbole gets JOLTed

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In order to support the narrative that public school teachers are under assault, we are periodically treated to claims that they are leaving or being driven out of the profession in swarms, mostly because of lousy pay, poor working conditions, standardized testing, and tyrannical principals and administrators.
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Bill would make it more difficult for perverted teachers to find new schools

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – A Pennsylvania bill aimed at stopping the practice known as “passing the trash” – when teachers accused of sexual misconduct  agree to quietly leave a district in exchange for a cash settlement and letter of recommendation – is making its way through the state legislature, and it can’t come soon enough.
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