Thursday, August 5

Shoving poor teacher problems to someone else

New York Post:

The city has a secret weapon to rub out incompetent teachers — an eraser.

If a teacher who is deemed a dud agrees to quit or retire before a termination trial, the Department of Education will wipe out all of his or her “unsatisfactory” or U ratings and — voilà — change them to S for “satisfactory,” thus helping that teacher land a job elsewhere.

See NYC erases the ‘unsatisfactory’ ratings of lousy teachers — if they agree to quit.