We have heard often from the school department the following in one form or another: “The BTU wants to keep unsatisfactory teachers in the classroom for a full school year.” Baloney!
|BSD spokesperson: BTU wants unsatisfactory teachers to remain in their classroom “without any changes for an entire school year.”|
Department PR spokesperson, Matt Wilder. It is a flat-out lie. This characterization is harsh — but in this case it is not only accurate but long overdue. Here’s what Mr. Wilder was quoted as saying in the September 6 West Roxbury Wicked Local: