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More Failing Teachers Pushed Out Under Deasy

Samantha Oltman | April 11, 2013

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Superintendent John Deasy via LA Weekly

From LA School Report contributor Hillel Aron:

“Bad teachers are rarely fired. In the 2005-06 school year, according to LAUSD’s human resources division, just six of L.A.’s army of 34,000 teachers were dismissed, and 10 were convinced to resign. In 2006-07, those numbers were three and 15….

“Without fanfare, the school district famous for its unacknowledged Dance of the Lemons — a policy of repeatedly transferring the worst teachers to unsuspecting new schools — has started to fire its bad teachers

“Last year, 331 teachers flunked their Stull evaluations, and 89 of those were fired or pushed out.”

Read the rest of the story at LA Weekly.

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