The Daily Beat

Premiere DateMar 30, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:19 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Tenure History
02:58 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Devora Allon - Only 2% of teachers aren't granted tenure
07:26 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Statues of the case and tenure reform suggestions
09:56 The Daily Beat Outro
10:08 Boomerang [dunkelbunt]
15:21 Finish
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro01:19 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Tenure History02:58 The Daily Beat pt. 2 - Devora Allon - Only 2% of teachers aren't granted tenure07:26 The Daily Beat pt. 3 - Statues of the case and tenure reform suggestions09:56 The Daily Beat Outro10:08 Boomerang - [dunkelbunt]15:21 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat we are looking at the tenure debate in our education system: Is it unconstitutional or not?

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Today: Monday March 30, 2015 – This week’s podcast covers an event at the CUNY Institute for Education Policy entitled, “Challenging the Tenure Laws in New York State: Why or Why Not. The debate was orchestrated by David Steiner, former commissioner of Education for New York State and founding director of the CUNY Institute for Education Policy at Roosevelt House and the Klara and Larry Silverstein Dean at Hunter College. On the pro-tenure side we has a representation from the New York State United Teachers and on the opposing end was Devora Allon, litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP who is working on a case to prove the current tenure program unconstitutional.

Today, We start by getting a background knowledge at why this is such a pressing issue currently. In June, 2014 a California case was able to prove that due to tenure programs in the state, children were being deprived of a “sound education” granted to them by their constitutional rights. This has spiraled a slew of debate and reorientation on tenure programs across the country. Devora Allon is featured on today’s podcast and presents alarming figures of students failing while majority of teachers are gaining tenure without a truly efficient evaluation process.

HOST Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…

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