Tag Archives: Teacher Tenure

PASCO’S ANNUAL CONTRACT FIASCO

A MYOPICALLY DAFT POLICY Surprise: Browning & Company and USEP are once again at a standoff. Annual Contract renewal policy and its ramifications for teachers who suddenly find themselves unemployed are the items at issue. Back in 2011, the unrelentingly antagonistic Florida Legislature passed a crucial component of its far-right quest to corporatize public education in the state: the codified

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GUEST POST: A DEPRESSING LETTER FROM A DISILLUSIONED TEACHER

An Email I Had to Post Recently, I received an interesting email from a Pasco teacher who asked to remain anonymous. I can totally understand that request. The email was a mixture of bullets and prose, and was obviously the spontaneous result of his contemplation of where our leadership has taken us during the last fifteen years. I replied to

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JOHN LEGG: CHARTER SCHOOL OWNER, TESTING TYRANT AND CHIEF ARCHITECT OF FLORIDA’S WAR ON PUBLIC EDUCATION

A Definitive Account of Fast Johnny’s Misadventures in the Florida Legislature Ol’ Johnny Legg sure has been in the news a whole lot lately. That is fitting. He’s the one lawmaker most responsible for Florida’s precipitous plunge to national laughingstock status in education over the past year. Legg and his crooked capital cohorts have been engaged in an obscene attempt

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