State considers eliminating teacher tenure

04/30/2012 | Asheville Citizen-Times (N.C.)

Lawmakers in North Carolina are considering legislation that would eliminate tenure for teachers. Under the bill, all teachers would operate under one-year contracts and a merit-pay system would be adopted. Supporters say the measure will improve the quality of teaching in public schools, while critics say it is yet another unwarranted attack on teachers. It also is unclear, some say, what factors would be used to determine merit pay.

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