Dismissal of teachers in NY

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We are pleased to share an article from a recent edition of The New Yorker on efforts by the city of New York to dismiss public school teachers who have been accused of misconduct or of incompetence. Unlike many education systems in the United States, New York City system has been particularly aggressive in trying to remove the worst teachers. This article documents in detailed and practical terms the obstacles to “holding teachers accountable for how well they teach.”

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