There could be a big fight brewing over new teaching standards introduced Friday by D.C. Public Schools.
The Washington Teachers' Union says the new evaluation process is raising the bar too far and too fast. But D.C. Public School Chancellor Kaya Henderson says it's time to make a radical move.
This comes a day after it was confirmed 98 teachers were terminated because of poor performance.
Under the new plan presented by Henderson, teachers who were considered effective in the most recent IMPACT evaluation will not be effective under new standards.
"I'm very, very concerned. I don't like to be in this position," says Nathan Saunders, President of the Washington Teachers' Union.
Saunders says this plan presented by Henderson could play a role in future contract negotiations.
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