Jul 13, 2010
DC Public Schools Teacher Terminations Effective July 16, 2010
Teacher Terminator Rhee Strikes Again !
As a WTU Building Representative, I have learned from an inside reliable source that Rhee and company have issued letters of termination to non-value added employees beginning this month. It is my understanding that itinerant related service providers and special subject teachers have received their official letters of termination this month notifying them that their last day will be July 16, 2010. You may recall that Rhee promised in a DC City Council hearing earlier this year to fire DC teachers and school personnel beginning the month of July. It is expected that teacher firings will occur later on this month as soon as the final IMPACT scores are calculated. Stay tuned for more on this story and updates about what will happen to DC's excessed teachers and school personnel.
I have posted an anonymous email (below) that I received from a related service provider who was recently terminated. I must admit I almost couldn't catch my breath when I learned of the termination of a colleague I have always considered highly effective. It boggles my mind. Here's the email: