DCPS: Mayor Adrian Fenty Seeks to Create “At-Will” Central Office Postions; Labor Unions Oppose Mayor’s Legislation

[Note: The text of Mayor Adrian Fenty’s legislation is here. Mayor Fenty explains the reason for the legislation in his press release.]

The Washington Post reports that the legislation would provide power to Chancellor Michelle Rhee to fire 545 central office workers.

According to The Washington Post, there is opposition to Fenty’s legislation from the Washington Teachers’ Union, as well as other labor unions. Though, there are some parents that support the legislation.

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