April
19th 2010
iVoices: THE Week for Sen. Michael Johnston’s Tenure Reform SB 191

Posted under Denver & Education Politics & Independence Institute & Innovation and Reform & PPC & Principals & State Legislature & Teachers

As far as education reform issues go, this year’s Colorado legislative session has been kind of humdrum. Until now. Yes, this week is THE week. Senate Bill 191the proposal I’ve told you about that will overhaul our state’s evaluation and tenure system for the better — will be heard in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday and Thursday.

If you’re not too familiar with SB 191, or you want a better sense of what exactly it will do and which groups are lining up to support or oppose the bill, then click the play button below (or follow this link) to listen to lead sponsor Senator Michael Johnston, D-Denver, discuss it with Ben DeGrow on a new iVoices podcast:

Stay tuned. My Education Policy Center friends and I have just begun to cover this issue. (And if there happens to be another “THE week” after this one, don’t blame me for my youthful exuberance and excitement.

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2 Responses to “iVoices: THE Week for Sen. Michael Johnston’s Tenure Reform SB 191”

  1. Ed is Watching » Accountability Time: Teachers Union Lobbying against SB 191 on Public Dime on 03 May 2010 at 12:37 pm #

    [...] couple weeks ago I brought your attention to the fact that it was THE week for Senate Bill 191, the monumental effort to reform Colorado’s teacher evaluation and tenure system. Well, now [...]

  2. Ed is Watching » SB 191 and Independent Teachers: Happy Teacher Appreciation Week in Colorado on 05 May 2010 at 1:47 pm #

    [...] else is it fitting? It’s also THE week in the Colorado House of Representatives for Senate Bill 191, the Great Teachers and Leaders bill. [...]

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