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Teachers and Unions
Teachers, tenure, and unions are being revamped under educational reform - but not without its share of conflict.
Last-In-First-Out Teacher Tenure Rule is Under Attack
Teacher tenure continues to spark passionate debate, and many states are now considering striking down teacher tenure. Learn more about how this education mainstay may no longer dictate the teaching profession in the future.
Are Teacher Unions a Help or Hindrance to Public Education?
In light of all the finger-pointing occurring in the education reform movement, we’ll look at the good and bad of teachers unions – and whether these organizations really work in favor of students and/or teachers.
Drug Testing Teachers: Testing Positive or Negative?
With growing concerns about the backgrounds of teachers, some parents and experts are calling for instructors to undergo random drug testing. Are drug tests appropriately necessary or a violation of privacy?
Teachers and Tenure: Both Sides of the Heated Debate
Teachers' tenure has become a highly controversial issue, sparking outcry on both sides. Learn more about the benefits and disadvantages of teacher tenure, especially in light of today's educational reforms.
Should Schools Conduct Background Checks on Teachers?
With the growing scandals surrounding teachers, more parents and community leaders are calling for greater background checks. Learn about both sides of the debate in keeping all students safe.
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