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Issue Position: Tenure

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Almost all teachers are personally committed to every student who walks into their classroom. Like every profession, a handful of educators are misplaced. With this in mind, and knowing that every child deserves a committed teacher every year, I believe we must re-evaluate the effectiveness of teacher tenure. Protecting a handful of teachers who are misplaced is not in the best interest of our children.

I believe and will …
- Support committed teachers, unequivocally.
- Support reevaluating the effectiveness of teacher tenure for those
who are misplaced in education.

I oppose …
- Arbitrary teacher evaluation. Teacher performance measures
should be evidenced-based and require principals provide
meaningful instructional guidance and leadership vs. superficial
evaluations with little principle support.

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