ERIC Number: ED073114
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Tenure Under Attack: Myth and Fact in the Tenure Debate.
Sherman, Robert R.
This report investigates some myths that proliferate in the debate surrounding the tenure issue. The major concepts covered are the origins of tenure, the protection of academic freedom, tenure as security, protection of the incompetent, the ease of obtaining tenure, a periodic review of tenure, and the lack of job availability for younger teachers. A brief summary indicates the need for tenure. (Related documents is SP 006 240.) (MJM)
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Employment, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Welfare, Tenure
American Federation of Teachers, 1012 14th Street, N. W. , Washington, D. C. 20005 ($.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.