“Democrats vs. Teacher Unions: The Battle Heats Up”

Walter Russell Mead notes a reformist initiative on teacher certification with perhaps an unexpected sponsor, the Democratic governor of Connecticut. [The American Interest; CTNewsJunkie.com]

P.S. On the ultimate frontier of teacher reform — the firing of bad teachers — see new reports from Troy Senik [Public Sector Inc.] and Marcus Winters [NY Post].

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  • Wow, 4 out of 33,000 ? That is simply unbelievable. How do we get this kind of thing fixed?

    Regarding the specific case of Berndt, why isn’t he in jail?