Pie in the Sky Thinking

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Of course public school teachers should have the right to speak out without threats to their careers, and they should have the same rights everybody else has. However, they are supposed to be put on a "higher" standard of "conduct" which means they have fewer rights than everybody else.The Bill of Rights doesn't exist in public education or administrative law.I saw this on Teachers.net this morning: As long as you are doing your job and doing it the way they tell you to, you should be able to speak out publicly in disagreement with any programs, methods, or agendas that they require you to follow. To face reprimand or even termination for not being "loyal" to the district is nothing short of tyranny. . . .

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