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Trustee Urwitz in Newsday Op-Ed: "Trashing Tenure Won't Improve Teaching"

Writing in Newsday, TC Trustee Jay Urwitz argues that New York Governor Cuomo's focus on dismantling teacher tenure is the wrong way to improve teaching. Instead, Urwitz argues, New York State should begin requiring new hires to have had classroom experience as a student teacher, and also institute a budget appropriation process that eliminates late hiring.

LINK: Fixing selection and retention will yield better teachers than trashing tenure

The views expressed in the previous article are solely those of the speakers to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, or staff either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

Published Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

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Trustee Urwitz in Newsday Op-Ed: "Trashing Tenure Won't Improve Teaching"

Writing in Newsday, TC Trustee Jay Urwitz argues that New York Governor Cuomo's focus on dismantling teacher tenure is the wrong way to improve teaching. Instead, Urwitz argues, New York State should begin requiring new hires to have had classroom experience as a student teacher, and also institute a budget appropriation process that eliminates late hiring.

LINK: Fixing selection and retention will yield better teachers than trashing tenure

The views expressed in the previous article are solely those of the speakers to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, or staff either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

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