Teacher evaluations would be based in part on students’ standardized test scores, including how they progress over the year.
The union representing Professors at Wayne State claims administrators are trying to eliminate tenure, a long standing policy which protects faculty members from being fired.
Michigan Legislature on Thursday approved changes to the state’s teacher tenure system that supporters say would make it easier to remove ineffective teachers from the classroom.
“Amend , don’t end.” That’s the message of several public school teachers in Metro Detroit who are speaking out about teacher tenure.
The Republican-controlled Michigan House has voted to change the tenure system for teachers in the state.