January 7, 2014

HEY, SOMEBODY SHOULD WRITE A BOOK ON THIS PROBLEM OR SOMETHING: California students sue state over ineffective teachers.

Nine California students have launched a lawsuit against the state, arguing that current law and entrenched practices they see as pro-union actually short-change the poor and the minority communities on their education.

Students Matter, the group driving the suit, said in a press release, “Ineffective teachers are entrenched in California’s public school system. The superintendents of many school districts affirm that their districts are beleaguered by grossly ineffective teachers and attribute the continued employment of these teachers to the challenged statutes.”

More here.