War on Teachers?

Cari Wade Gervin over at MetroPulse in Knoxville has the story on the turmoil brewing there over education reform, teacher evaluation, and more.  Her story notes that while Knox County has seen a lot of tension, teachers are organizing and offering feedback across the state.

Knox County’s Lauren Hopson gained attention with this speech to the Knox County School Board.

At a more recent Board meeting, student Ethan Young made a plea that the Board reconsider its current path.

A Tennessee Student Speaks Out on Common Core, Teacher Evaluation

A Knox County high school student addresses his School Board on Common Core and teacher evaluation. His remarks underscore the reality that education is a people business and thus, not easily quantified.