The topics of teacher tenure and the role of unions have been frequently debated issues for a long time in the education community. Proponents of unions suggest that they protect teachers from unfair practices and school politics; opponents argue that unions give educators too much power and may have outlived their usefulness. An infographic from Best Colleges Online shows the history of teachers unions and showcases the pros and cons of the hot-button topic.
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To check out a full-size of the infographic and to find more resources about the teacher tenure controversy, please visit Best Colleges Online.