AFT Chief Promises Due-Process Reform
The president of the American Federation of Teachers is putting the sensitive issue of due process on the education reform table, with a pledge to work with districts to streamline the often-cumbersome procedures for dismissing teachers who fail to improve their performance after receiving help and support.
She has also commissioned an independent expert to help revise due process for those teachers accused of misconduct.
“We recognize that too often due process can become glacial process,” Ms. Weingarten said here last week at the National Press Club. “We...
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