Many states are moving toward teacher-tenure reform

Several states are attempting to revise their teacher-tenure systems by making teachers wait longer to earn the designation or by linking tenure to improved teachers' evaluations. In some states where teachers unions have resisted change, tenure reform is being combined with legislative initiatives favored by teachers. In Florida, however, the legislature has been unwilling to offer such concessions and is poised to adopt a bill that would abolish teacher tenure, despite opposition from teachers and unions.

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