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Ending Teacher Tenure Would Have Little Impact on its Own

September 18, 2014, Matthew M. Chingos

Matthew Chingos argues that ending teacher tenure is unlikely to have a substantial impact on the public education system on its own because administrators frequently do not make use of their ability to fire low-performing teachers before tenure protections kick in, and because ending tenure would do nothing to help retain highly-effective teachers.

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