Is Teacher Tenure a Silver Bullet Issue in Education?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
July 9 2014 5:58 PM

Inside the Principal’s Office

The Gist hosts a panel to discover what educators really think of the teacher tenure debate.

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How do teachers and principals feel about the tenure debate?

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo courtesy of the City of Vancouver Archives and the Dunbar History Project.

Listen to Episode 45 of Slate’s The Gist:

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For what was Mike’s most enjoyable visit to the principal’s office, today’s Gist assembled a panel of educators to discuss teacher tenure. We’re joined by Alisa Algava, former director of the Randolph School, Ada Rosario Dolch, retired high school principal, and Margaret Ryan from the Harlem Link Charter School. Our panelists are all alumnae of Bank Street College. Plus, Slate’s Ken Early describes what it was like in the stadium when Brazil fans learned a hard truth. For the Spiel, the world through a lens of strong and weak.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.

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