The Seattle Times today offers a strong endorsement for a key piece of education reform legislation up for consideration by the Washington State Legislature. SB 5242 would require a mutual agreement between a principal and teacher before the teacher is assigned to a school. It gives principals a greater say in hiring a teaching staff that will meet the vision/mission of each school. As the Times says, “The quality of teachers is a critical ingredient of a quality education. To that end, it is imperative that the Legislature pass Senate Bill 5242.” This bill is a high priority for the special session, check it out, read what the Times has to say and contact your lawmakers to support great teachers in every classroom.
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