Tag Archives: StudentsMatter

Why the Vergara Verdict is Scary

Sure, we all want to get rid of bad teachers.  Who doesn’t?  But the legal implications of this decision are deeply troubling.  What we all want (I think) is an effective teacher in every classroom.  But what does that even mean?  And if we’re not sure what it means, how can we judge it?  Here’s my take, from an interview on “Press Play” today:

http://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/press-play-with-madeleine-brand/teachers-verdict-cost-of-cybercrime-and-a-spymaster-speaks

I’ll be posting more about it later this week.