Recruitment & Retention

Former NFL Hall-of-Famer Rips Teacher Tenure

By Stephen Sawchuk — October 06, 2011 1 min read
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By guest blogger Bryan Toporek

What would the NFL look like if it ran on a teacher-tenure system?

“The on-field product would steadily decline,” former NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton wrote in an opinion piece published earlier this week in The Wall Street Journal.

Tarkenton uses this example to slam the concept of teacher tenure in his editorial, saying that tenured employees have no incentive to perform better.

Read the rest of the post on the Schooled in Sports blog.

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Beat blog.