I sat in the room of saddened and anxious teachers, some of whom had dedicated up to 10 years with my district, waiting to hear about some RIF settlement that our district and union had negotiated on our behalf. As
So my recent article for Teacher Magazine, “Does Last Hired, First Fired Make Sense” is the lead item in today’s Accomplished Teacher Smartbrief. You can read the article here. In it, I explore the history of the classic seniority list,
Why does the union stand in the way of getting rid of a bad teacher? Doesn't that undermine the work of other teachers?