The Missouri House Elementary and Secondary Education voted Friday, April 22, by a narrow margin to recommend abolishing teacher tenure starting in 2013.
Ozarksfirst.com is reporting that SB 147, now heads to the House Rules Committee before being considered by the full House.
The committee vote was 8-7 in favor, with a mix of Republicans and Democrats on each side of the issue, according to the Ozarksfirst.com report.
Rep. Joe Aull, D-Marshall, a former school superintendent, voted against the measure.
House Committee Votes To Abolish Teacher Tenure: