December 14, 2012
NIET Statement on Newtown, CT, School Shooting
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching offers our deepest sympathies to the families of Newtown, Connecticut. Schools must be safe havens for students and those who care for them.
Tom Brown, Principal, Holston Middle School, Knoxville, Tennessee
". . . The quality of this year's new teachers to Holston is far superior from candidates that I have interviewed before. We have stepped onto an entirely different playing field."