Good teachers -- most teachers -- should be excited about the advantages they still will have over private-sector employees. Government, after all, always will find plenty of money for education.
The removal of a lifetime guarantee of employment or a generous pension might prove to bring about a more robust attitude to those teaching. The majority of educators don't need it, but some may.
Many of you have been searching for any sign of courage in government. Though Rhee ultimately may not be successful in bringing accountability to union-controlled schools, her mission is as praiseworthy as any we've seen in years.