For Monday, July 8, 2013
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 08, 2013
~~<p><strong>Some schools need tenured teachers</strong></p>
Some schools need tenured teachers
Schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi said, "We hire 800 to 1,000 new teachers a year" ("New evaluations to greet teachers as classes begin," Star-Advertiser, July 3). What she didn't mention is that the majority of these new hires end up filling vacancies in disadvantaged area schools — vacancies created by tenured (experienced) teachers departing for schools in advantaged school districts. Login for more...