• Time Magazine 10/28/14 “The label and imagery of “Rotten Apples” at the front of the magazine has driven much of the debate about the article. That is a shame, because it has overshadowed the substantive reality explored in the piece. We know the vast majority of teachers are committed, caring and conscientious. They are not… More

    Campbell Brown Responds to TIME Cover

Good Day NY: Campbell Brown and Plaintiffs Discuss Problematic Teachers

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Campbell Brown is Leading Fight to Change New York’s Teacher Tenure Laws

By Carrie Sheffield 9/29/14 “NEW YORK CITY — Campbell Brown cultivated sheer doggedness during years of rough-and-tumble national television interviews with presidents and members of Congress. Now she’s applying her skills to a different playing field: education reform. Enduring zingers by critics ranging from education policy expert Diane Ravitch to funnyman Stephen Colbert, Brown and […]

NY Post: Teachers Accused of Misconduct Keep Jobs in Secret Settlements

By Susan Edelman 9/28/14 “The city Department of Education secretly settles with most teachers accused of misconduct or incompetence, letting them pay a fine and return to classrooms — but leaving students and parents in the dark. Teachers yanked from schools for abuse of students, poor performance and many other offenses get charges dropped if […]

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MSNBC: Teachers’ Unions Undermine Good Teachers Who Want To Improve Educational System

By Washington Free Beacon Staff “Time Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs defended an article critiquing teachers’ unions, saying that “the people who are most upset by bad teachers are good teachers.” The article, which bears the cover title “Rotten Apples: It’s Nearly Impossible to Fire a Bad Teacher,” prompted outrage from teachers unions and protesters who […]

[VIDEO] TIME Magazine’s Nancy Gibbs Defends “Rotten Apples” Cover

TIME Magazine’s Managing Editor, Nancy Gibbs, joins MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to defend TIME’s recent “Rotten Apples” cover.

Taking in Full Tenure Conversation in TIME

By Michael Vaughn Education Post 10/28/14 “The teacher-tenure conversation was already pretty loud and heated. And then TIME magazine dropped the hammer. Well, the gavel, actually. But it landed with the force of a sledgehammer. Much of the response has focused on the “Rotten Apples” cover…and understandably so. As Tim Daly at TNTP pointed out […]

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Campbell Brown Responds to TIME Cover

Time Magazine 10/28/14 “The label and imagery of “Rotten Apples” at the front of the magazine has driven much of the debate about the article. That is a shame, because it has overshadowed the substantive reality explored in the piece. We know the vast majority of teachers are committed, caring and conscientious. They are not […]

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Brown: De Blasio Takes Wrong Stance on New York’s Broken Teacher Discipline Process

By Campbell Brown NY Daily News 10/02/14 “The mayor is right in labeling the allegations against teacher Sean Shaynak ‘disgusting,’ but he has been wrong on everything else involving the flawed teacher discipline system. He has the power to fire Shaynak, who doesn’t have tenure, but has yet to do it. De Blasio failed to […]

CBS This Morning: Tackling Tenure

Campbell Brown and David Boies of Partnership for Educational Justice joined CBS This Morning to discuss teacher tenure reform and the filing of Wright v. NY by 7 New York public school families. Interview here: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/campbell-brown-and-lawyer-david-boies-team-up-for-teacher-tenure-reform/

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