Rhetoric > Reality

Here’s a depressing story from Rochester, NY that’s illustrative on a few levels and surprising given Rochester’s status as a hotbed of reform unionism.  I took a look at the larger issues around sex abuse in TIME a few weeks ago.

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    Yet board member Van White, who has litigated termination cases on behalf of school employees, said the real issue may not be with the process itself but with districts’ reluctance to pursue the harshest penalties.

    White added that he thinks the City School District and school board have been more aggressive in recent years trying to remove problematic teachers.

    “This is not a positive glowing statement on the part of school boards, but it’s about execution,” White said. “Do we vigorously try to remove teachers who are problematic or do we allow them to languish?”

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