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    Climbing the academic ladder to tenure is a long process that requires patience, persistence and dedication. As tenures decline , it is important to think about ways to secure a job in the academia. I believe that tenure in universities depends on teaching as well as research and publishing. Great scientists such as Einstein had considerable amount of published papers even before he got the academia job and PhD. On the other hand, I believe that a high quality- teaching professor, who also focuses

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    Certain ground rules and establishments have been set regarding tenure in the higher education field have been set in place to offer the best regarding professors today. Tenure is a type of job security that educators earn once they reach an exact level of expertise. Once a educator has earned tenure, they need to be able to follow the teaching contract as long as they abide by the rules set forth in their contracts. It's believed

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    Tenure: the Good, the Bad, the Who Cares Governor Scott walker proposed a state budget in 2015 that cut almost 300 million dollars from higher education and more controversially took tenure out of the protection of state law (Flaherty, 2015). The Joint Finance Committee, with a vote of 12-4, cut tenure protection for university faculty from state stature (Flaherty, 2015). After the vote in the Joint Finance Committee many faculty members protested and we vocal about the University of Wisconsin needing

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    Tenures refers to an approach which gives educators and teachers a lasting contract, viably guaranteeing them an assurance of work … forever. Teachers that have tenure can't be fired from their duty unless for "worthwhile motivation, for example, serious wrongdoing or inadequacy, and still, at the end of the day ending the tenure can be to a great degree troublesome. Tenure system picked up in the mid-20th century as a method for shielding teachers from being terminated for the wrong reasons. In

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    Tenure in America Essay

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    there are many varying opinions on what revisions should be made to the tenure system in America, I believe that even though there are many complaints, Tenure needs to be maintained in order to promote academic freedom and educational security. Tenure is defined by Mathew Finkin as “At the expiration of a period of probation, commonly not to exceed six years of full-time service, a faculty member is either to be accorded “tenure” or to be given a terminal appointment for the ensuing academic year.

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    Teacher Tenure Essay

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    James 6 August 2012 Teacher Tenure Today, there seems to be a push to change the policy of teacher tenure. “Roughly 2.3 million public school teachers in the United States have tenure—a perk reserved for the noblest of professions (professors and judges also enjoy such rights).” (Stephey) Tenure refers to a policy which gives teachers a permanent contract that effectively ensuring them a guarantee of employment for life. Stephey continues to state, “Though tenure doesn’t guarantee lifetime employment

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    tenured. Tenure is a sort of job protection given by the school to the teachers. There are pros and cons of teacher tenures. It provides a kind of job protection teachers, which allow them to teach without the thought of being fired. The cons about tenure are that these tenured teachers can become lazy and worsen the quality of teaching over time, because they are protected. I am not saying school should eliminate tenure for teachers, but only it should be more difficult to achieve tenure. In some

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    system. Some have even speculated these factors are the teacher’s tenure. In fact, some claim tenure is the reason why the United States’ education system quality is on its downward slope. In order for one to determine if the country’s education is suffering from tenure, one need to have a full understanding of its function and how teachers use tenure. One would also need to know the benefits of this contract by understanding how tenure relates to discrimination, academic freedom, freedom of expression

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    Once a person decides to make teaching their career choice their next steps are to research all aspects of the position. Among one of the first things a teacher investigates is the obtaining of tenure. Tenure is important because it provides a sense of security for the teacher. The securing of tenure means that as long as a teacher performs their duties in an effective manner they will have job security. An increase of tenured teachers on a staff means that you have an abundance of experienced

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    Tenure in school systems has been a highly controversial topic lately. Tenure refers to the job security of teachers after they have worked at a certain school for three years. When teachers earn tenure, it is very difficult to take away their jobs. This is especially true in higher education. According to the Washington Post, 32 states grant tenure after three years, nine states grant tenure after four or five years and four states never grant tenure at all. Granting tenure to all teachers gives

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