Pass Pennsylvania law taming errant teachers

Thursday, March 13, 2014

In education circles, they refer to it as “passing the trash.”

It’s unprofessional. Plenty of people, perhaps you, would describe it as unethical. It ought to be illegal.

A misbehaving teacher shouldn’t be able to resign from — and dodge penalties in — one school district only to re-emerge in a Pennsylvania classroom elsewhere, perhaps to repeat the offense, with no notification of the past dirty deeds provided to the new employer.

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