Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Washington Teacher: Pink Slipping DCs Teachers

The Washington Teacher: Pink Slipping DCs Teachers:

Pink Slipping DCs Teachers

By Candi Peterson

Vote Davis Slate for WTU
 Liz Davis /Candi Peterson
The WTU Can Be Better!

One by one, Cardozo Senior High School teachers and school staff were called down to the Principal's office today to receive pink slips. Just a week ago, DC's Cardozo High School staff were notified that 100% of our staff would be reconstituted and required to reapply for our jobs, with the exception of the school's principal. Later on in the same week, 90 staff members had to submit to abbreviated 5-7 minute interviews and answering three questions by the school's principal.

Today was a solemn day for all at Cardozo High as teachers and staff waited with baited breath to learn of their job status. Many speculated who possibly would get the axe. Even some of the DC contractors described having