OPINION: Vergara: What Comes Next?

If a recent court ruling abolishing California’s teacher tenure policy stands, policymakers will have to adopt a new approach, writes California Teachers Empowerment Network founder Larry Sand in UnionWatch.org.  Students Matter, the group that brought the lawsuit, has issued recommendations that would allow schools to do a better job of holding teachers accountable for their performance.  While surveys indicate many teachers are willing to consider reforms, Sand expects their unions to vigorously resist any compromise.

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