NYC erases low ratings — if teacher quits

New York City public schools have a “secret weapon to rub out incompetent teachers — an eraser,” reports the New York Post. If a teacher rated “unsatisfactory” agrees to quit or retire, all ratings will be changed to “satisfactory,” helping the teacher find a job in a new district.

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  1. Ah, yes – New Yorkers call it “the dance of the lemons” – palm off a sub-standard teacher on someone else.

    • And so obviously true that the usual suspects aren’t hurrying to provide tawdry justifications or to change the subject.

  2. Carol Neilson says:

    Passing the trash. Sad.