Oh, I’m sure I’m oversimplifying. Heaven forfend.
But that seems to be the largest news-maker across the country: how to lay more people off. Governor Cuomo’s latest proposal seems to be getting positive reviews from the AFL-CIO of New York. But it does strike me that our state government and others across the country have basically abandoned the idea that generating revenue and keeping people employed is a good idea.
Capitol Confidential » Cuomo to propose statewide LIFO reform bill.
As for LIFO, I think the entire concept of firing teachers for under performance is exactly backwards: if anybody can put up with the years of grueling, largely thankless work of being a teacher, that person should be thanked. Yes, thanked. Ask any hiring manager at any other company what its like to see someone last more than five years.