Printed letters, January 24, 2014

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Ms Brown’s piece must surely be correct. I contacted Ms Shockley during the recent school board elections. Shockley continues to use the term “tenure” in articles about Dist 51 schools/teachers/MVEA etc etc. TENURE DOES NOT EXIST in Dist 51. Period. I contacted Shockley concerning this misstatement, to which she replied to the effect, “I am aware that tenure does not exist however I use that term so readers will understand.” What? I responded that she should report FACTS and allow us “unedumacated” readers decide. To this day Shockley continues to refer to tenure in her articles. I. personally, have zero confidence in Shockley or the Sentinel. It, however, is refreshing that Shockley and others on the sentinel staff have our poor education in mind and chose what we can digest.

Mr. Sanders is splitting hairs.  While the official word “Tenure” is no longer used to describe the job protection system of public schools, all the components of what used to be called “Tenure”.  A duck by any other name is still a duck.  Ms. Shockley did the readers a favor by using a term that most people understand that accurately describes the subject she was reporting on.

I left out the word “remain” at the end of 2nde sentence.



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