My post this morning at WHYY's Newsworks clarifies three points within the current version of Senator Teresa Ruiz's tenure reform bill, up for debate today in the full Senate.
There seems to be some confusion about what this bill does and doesn't
do, and no wonder: there's been substantial whittling over the last 18
months in order to achieve something like a consensus.
Read the whole thing here.
Add other aspiring tenure reform proposals to the mix — Gov.
Christie's ambitious reform agenda, NJEA's superficial makeover,
Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan's anorexic version — and it's a challenge to
stay abreast of the current bill's language.
So here are three key points from the bill that received unanimous approval by the Senate Committee.