SC educators don't deserve another distracting effort to undermine their vital work.
Mick Zais took 29 personal days during his first ten months in office to attend football games and stamp conventions, clean his shed, and go golfing. He would seem to be well-poised to make the most of an extended lame-duck term.
Here's the complete, unedited correspondence between EdFirsSC & State Supt.-for-Now Mick Zais (and staff) regarding his plan to gut regulations on class-sizes, teacher workloads, & mandatory staffing ratios.
Key legislators are indicating their interest in bringing every teacher’s salary up to what it should have been, had salaries never been frozen. If we act now, and stay focused, it will happen. If we don’t, it will wither on the vine.
You heard it was pretty fun, but want to see for yourself. Here it is: Greenville teachers grilling Supt. Mick Zais about his plan to give teachers a letter grade A-F based on schoolwide and value-added test scores.