Peter Greene examines the latest legislative assault on teachers in Alabama. which has joined a "race to the bottom" in its eagerness to demoralize anyone who teaches its children. If the legislature has its way, teaching will be a temp job, not a profession or a career. Would you be willing to bet your entire teaching career that you will never have students who score low on the Big Standardized Test? Would you take the bet for a little bit more money? "Alabama is hoping there are people who will take that bet with a "The bill is intended to tie teacher pay and teacher employment to student test results. There will be whole new state action to make up a list of possible evaluation tools for all teachers of untested subjects. There will be requirements for student growth. There will be an opportunity for some students and parents to evaluate teachers.