Illinois teachers, lawmakers collaborate on reform efforts:

04/14/2011 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Teachers unions and lawmakers in Illinois are developing reforms that would link tenure to teacher performance, make it more difficult for teachers to strike, and limit the role of seniority in decisions to hire or fire teachers. The proposal also would allow for a teacher to be fired after two unsatisfactory performance evaluations within seven years. The head of the Illinois teacher's union said the state should be an example to others that unions and lawmakers can work together.

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