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TEACHER TENURE: L.A. TIMES "REPORTER" BLUME CONTINUES TO MANIPULATE HIS READERS ; by Lenny Isenberg at Perdaily.com

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Isenberg: 'reporters who want to keep their jobs have learned omit relevant facts they know and consciously withhold from the people they interview in order to manipulate these sources' into manipulating truth. The entrenched bureaucracy of unions like United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) and their national affiliates CTA and AFT continue to allow teachers to be targeted, removed, and scapegoated without bringing any legal action or ever addressing relevant issues like social promotion as a much more rational explanation for continued student failure than the malfeasance of their own rank and file. With a union like this, teachers don't need enemies.It is easier to blame all teachers, instead of asking a question like: ' in what other profession is there the belief that somebody fresh out of college is better than a seasoned veteran teacher?' Read how media hurts education goals
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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