Originally Posted by copernicus
The principal has THREE YEARS of evaluations to rid themselves of poor teachers and do not have to grant tenure at the end of their probationary period. Most poor teachers quit, or the principal fires them WAY BEFORE THAT. Its why most teachers are granted tenure. The principal has seen THREE YEARS worth of observations. It doesnt take that long for a principal to decide if the teacher is worthy so often the "bad" teacher if fired well before they are up for tenure.
And there's no such thing as a tenured teacher who, after achieving tenure, declines in performance? Ridiculous.