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Campbell Brown Transitions to Advocate Against Teacher Tenure

Campbell Brown Transitions to Advocate Against Teacher Tenure

Campbell Brown, former journalist, has transitioned from an unbiased individual into an advocate now taking a stand when it comes to teacher tenure. 

Brown, according to The Washington Post, opposes teacher tenures, and argues "tenure makes it difficult and expensive for school systems to remove underperforming teachers, and it protects their jobs at the expense of their students."

"I'm a mom, and my view of public education begins and ends with the fundamental question: Is this good for children?" said Brown. "In a situation where it's the child or the adult, I'm going with the child...Tenure is permanent lifetime employment. There's no reason why anyone's job should become untouchable for the rest of their life."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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