Barbara Shelly

November 28, 2013 8:00 AM

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro too helpful to foes of teacher tenure

With her closed meeting and sanitation of the fiscal note, Chris Nicastro, Missouri's education commissioner, comes across as looking sneaky. And that’s a shame. Missouri should be talking about the best ways to evaluate, reward and remove teachers. But a ballot initiative pushed by a school choice advocacy group is hardly the best forum for that discussion.

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