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Still a Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-20-11 05:00 AM
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20. So the union favors repeal?
The system allows a crazy to gum up the works to the tune of $900,000, change it.
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  -Firing "creationism" teacher cost schools over $900,000 - (Ohio Teacher Tenure Act) Still a Democrat  Jan-19-11 07:50 PM   #0 
  - *facepalm*  sakabatou   Jan-19-11 07:54 PM   #1 
  - The "creation science" hater in me feels that the loser should pay all the costs...  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-19-11 07:56 PM   #2 
  - Careful what you wish for. You might get it.  bluestateguy   Jan-19-11 07:56 PM   #3 
  - Tenure is about defending good or bad teachers, regardless  Still a Democrat   Jan-19-11 07:59 PM   #4 
     - The union did not do this, the teacher did...  rfranklin   Jan-19-11 08:06 PM   #6 
     - So the union favors repeal?  Still a Democrat   Jan-20-11 05:00 AM   #20 
        - the system allows lawyers to charge $890,000 too. why aren't you complaining about that instead  Hannah Bell   Jan-20-11 05:15 AM   #22 
           - Obviously the act allows for that  Still a Democrat   Jan-20-11 05:27 AM   #23 
           - Because what lawyers charge is not up to the state. N.T.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jan-20-11 06:55 AM   #27 
     - There have been some other horror stories along the same lines in the M$M recently  ProgressiveProfessor   Jan-19-11 10:34 PM   #17 
  - Hmm.. An interesting story..  Fumesucker   Jan-19-11 08:02 PM   #5 
  - School boards are elected and accountable to voters  Still a Democrat   Jan-19-11 09:02 PM   #11 
  - not in mayoral control venues. which many of the biggest districts are.  Hannah Bell   Jan-19-11 09:12 PM   #13 
  - Mayors are elected as well  Still a Democrat   Jan-20-11 04:59 AM   #19 
     - so what if mayors are elected? one person shouldn't control all hiring & firing decisions.  Hannah Bell   Jan-20-11 05:12 AM   #21 
  - I've been around local politics enough to have most of my illusions rudely shattered.  Fumesucker   Jan-19-11 09:19 PM   #15 
  - Simply stating an opinion in a sarcastic tone does not refute it.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jan-20-11 06:53 AM   #25 
     - I was just pointing out how convenient this story is to the charter school movement..  Fumesucker   Jan-20-11 07:11 AM   #28 
  - Would they have fired a Moslem teacher?  DeadEyeDyck   Jan-19-11 08:08 PM   #7 
  - If that teacher were teaching creationism instead of science as this one was, yes.  Ohio Joe   Jan-19-11 08:55 PM   #10 
  - Not all Moslems are Creationists  social_critic   Jan-20-11 06:19 AM   #24 
  - Possibly the relevant question is "would they have hired a Muslim teacher?"... N.T.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jan-20-11 06:53 AM   #26 
  - He wasn't fired for being a creationist. He was fired for burning a cross on a student's arm.  Viking12   Jan-20-11 07:30 AM   #29 
     - He was actually fired for the cross incident  dsc   Jan-20-11 07:48 AM   #30 
  - how come this isn't about lawyers' excessive pay, since most of the money went to the district's  Hannah Bell   Jan-19-11 08:29 PM   #8 
  - +1  hughee99   Jan-19-11 08:46 PM   #9 
     - no clue, but it says most of the money went to the district lawyers:  Hannah Bell   Jan-19-11 09:04 PM   #12 
        - As, sorry, I misread it.  hughee99   Jan-19-11 10:05 PM   #16 
  - Just noticed that the super says this is the first time the district ever went through the process.  Hannah Bell   Jan-19-11 09:18 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, but isn't $900,000 about 14 bucks in creationism dollars?  Warren DeMontague   Jan-19-11 10:38 PM   #18 

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