This editorial originally appeared in the Seattle Times on May 15, 2013. Read more about the Our Schools Coalition’s position on mutual consent and forced placement in our platform.
The needs of public-school students justify Washington state Sen. Steve Litzow’s “mutual consent” bill, which would prevent forced placement of teachers in schools without the principal’s agreement.
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, the “mutual consent” measure. [Read more...]