By Allie Bidwell
US News & World Report
“Campbell Brown, the former CNN anchor whose nonprofit is supporting a lawsuit targeting teacher tenure in New York, took on her critics during a discussion Thursday, saying she’s not out to get teachers or do away with tenure – she just wants to change how it operates.
Brown recently founded the Partnership for Educational Justice, a nonprofit that is supporting the lawsuit of eight New York families challenging the way teacher tenure, teacher dismissal and seniority laws play out in the state. Together, Brown argues, the laws keep ineffective teachers in the classroom, make it difficult to dismiss abusive or incompetent teachers and reward longevity over quality.”