Teacher due process provision included without hearing

“Diane Gjerstad, lobbyist for the Wichita district, said she’s not sure what the bill will mean, fiscally or policy-wise, for the district because on Monday it had not even been published.
‘The dilemma is that because the legislative process was short-cut, we did not have the opportunity … for input,’ she said. . .
Larry Smith, who teaches history at East High School in Wichita, said he was disappointed by bill’s passage but encouraged by the number of teachers, parents and others who rallied to protest it.
‘This is going to be an issue now that is going to start uniting teachers like never before,’ Smith said. ‘I think at least some people in the Legislature will probably regret waking up the sleeping bear.’”
Read more here:http://www.kansas.com/2014/04/07/3391605/teachers-union-leaders-stripping.html#storylink=cpy

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