Commentary: Progress vs. Seniority: Redefining Job Security for Teachers

By Jamison Beuerman
With teachers being laid off as a result of the recession and vast budget deficits, how do schools decide which teachers will go? As seen in the New York Times, in New York City, outdated rules put in place by teachers unions and their friends in local government mean that new teachers will be the...

TAGS: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Education Reform, New York City public schools, teachers unions