The Vergara lawsuit's focus on teacher tenure diverts attention from the larger problems plaguing U.S. public education


[caption id="attachment_149539" align="alignleft" width="150"]Vergara-case The Vergara case might result in fewer demonstrably bad teachers, but it ignores the larger, more complex reasons why our public schools are struggling.[/caption]

After a close reading of Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu’s ruling in the landmark lawsuit challenging California’s teacher tenure rules, Vergara v. State of California, I actually think the judge got it right.

That said, I’m offended by the entire premise of this lawsuit. I’m...

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