How Hard Is it To Dismiss Poorly-Performing Teachers?

Analysts at the Fordham Foundation created a rubric for gauging the difficulty of firing ineffective teachers based on these three metrics:

  1. Does tenure protect veteran teachers from performance-based dismissal?
  2. How long does it take to dismiss an ineffective veteran teacher?
  3. How vulnerable is an ineffective veteran teacher’s dismissal to challenge?

Look below (way below) to see how New York City Public Schools score. For the full report go here.

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