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Take Action

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1. Consider Richard D. Kahlenberg’s pro argument that tenure protects teachers and students.

2. Explore teacher tenure policies in each state with the Education Commission of the States..

3. Analyze Robert Farrington’s con argument that tenure is bad for students at Forbes

4. Consider how you felt about the issue before reading this article. After reading the pros and cons on this topic, has your thinking changed? If so, how? List two to three ways. If your thoughts have not changed, list two to three ways your better understanding of the “other side of the issue” now helps you better argue your position.

5. Push for the position and policies you support by writing US national senators and representatives.