Here are two views on the same situation by respected academic writers. (Well, I respect them. They’re on my personal blogroll.)
Threatened with the mass lay-off â€” and knowing 800 applications have come in for the schoolâ€™s 93 jobs â€“ the union agreed to â€œGalloâ€™s initial requests, including two weeks (rather than one) of summer professional development at her preferred rate,â€ Hess writes.
from Joanne Jacobs
What’s lacking here is any indication or evidence that the proposed changes will elicit the desired results. Let’s look at the proposals.