I had written a light-hearted entry about the attacks on teachers comparing our benefits to the teenage babysitter, but I feel the following is of a great need of seriousness.
Even if you don't teach in MO, or anywhere else, all should be concerned. This is huge attack on the people working in schools and the teaching profession as a whole, in my opinion.
It may only be proposed for the great state of Missouri, but if it passes it will surely spread like wildfire throughout the country. This bill is not in the best interest of students, schools, or teachers.
To learn of what is being proposed for MO teachers regarding tenure, contracts, job security, and salary click on the link at the bottom of this post.
A Very Concerned Vintage Teacher
Article regarding bill