This critical response to James O'Toole's Tenure: A Conscientious Objection argues that O'Toole's argument that the tenure system is unnecessary under due process subverts the purpose of tenure elimination, that is, a healthy rate of teacher turnover.

Document Type

Newsletter Article

Publication Information

Change Magazine 88 (May/June 1994)


Originally published in 26 Change Magazine at 37 (1979). Republished in the 25th Anniversary issue in 1994.