On another post Anonymous wrote:
Post-Gazette is at it again in today's opinion page advocating for the
PFT to "not be standing in the way" of the performance standards
Lane/Gates wants. The P-G wants the union to "recommit to peaceful
coexistence with district administrators." In other words, roll over
and play dead.
Why should PPS hold our teachers to higher
standards than the rest of the state? The Dept. of Education set the
standards for our state so why are we to be treated differently than all
the other school districts? This isn't about higher standards to make
better teachers. PPS has a not so hidden agenda to use the higher
standards to get rid of teachers at the top of the pay scale. They want
to manipulate the standards for their own use.
As far as the P-G
is concerned, are they on Lane's/Gates' payroll? Why don't they do some
investigative reporting into how/why PPS got into the decline they are