Originally Posted by jeffb
I'm saying that teachers in the USA, once they have tenure are next to impossible to get rid of no matter how poor their performance may be. Many are evaluated and get low performance grades but because they have tenure it's next to impossible to let them go. Which in turn keeps a lot of bad teachers employed. Not only that it takes very little to get get tenure. It's a major problem.
The word "tenure" is usually used in the context of universities. That's why there is confusion.