• 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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California Race Brings Democrats’ Differences on Education Into Focus

By Motoko Rich The New York Times 10/31/14 “In California, one of just 13 states where the schools chief is an elected post, this year’s race is unusual: It seems to have drawn more attention from outside the state than inside, because it is seen as a proxy for the national debate over teacher tenure […]

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.

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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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