• 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… More

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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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“The best interests of public school children”: A Q&A with Campbell Brown

By Steve Eide Public Sector, Inc. 10/14 “EIDE: Your organization, Partnership for Educational Justice, is working on a lawsuit filed with the New York Supreme Court, sometimes referred to as the “New York Lawsuit.” What does this lawsuit hope to accomplish? BROWN: The lawsuit is challenging several laws that, in conjunction, work against what is […]

Good Day NY: Campbell Brown and Plaintiffs Discuss Problematic Teachers

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A Real Threat to the Status Quo

US News & World Report By Nina Rees 10/07/14 “Campbell Brown, the journalist-turned-education-reformer, has been in the news a lot lately. Her Partnership for Educational Justice recently filed suit in New York, challenging the city’s teacher tenure laws. The organization is chaired by David Boies, who represented Al Gore in the contested presidential election of […]

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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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Campbell Brown: Setting the Record Straight on Tenure

By Campbell Brown | New York Daily News “The tenacious New York parents who are challenging the state in court have one goal in mind: ensuring that all of our public school children have good teachers. They know that research confirms the single greatest in-school factor in a child’s academic success is a good teacher. […]

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