Tenure which has given teachers a virtual lifetime job guarantee is coming under increased scrutiny and according to this CBS News report new evaluation methods are slowly being introduced in some parts of the country to hold teachers more accountable in the classroom.

While this new method isn’t perfect it does hold the promise that poor teachers will actually be fired and not just shuffled around.

If teachers are really interested in helping students become successful they not only need to give up the notion that they should be given a virtual job guarantee for life but also drop their objections to charter schools that have proven to help those that need it the most.

For a glimpse on how bad our public education system is watch Waiting for Superman.