California lawmakers have, for a third time, introduced a measure to streamline teacher dismissal for malfeasance.
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March 03, 2014
February 12, 2014
Two sisters, plaintiffs in Vergara v. California, take the stand.
February 11, 2014
Neither New York's governor nor its teachers' unions like flexibility announced by the state's Regents on teacher evaluation results.
February 10, 2014
Teachers in New York will for now be able to appeal evaluation results on the basis that they didn't receive enough training or support for implementation.
February 06, 2014
The New York City school system's new leadership may place teachers from its costly reserve pool into permanent positions in the classroom.
January 31, 2014
As the Vergara v. California civil trial wrapped up its first week here, plaintiffs and their witnesses were beginning to confront this very charged question.
January 30, 2014
The Denver district is facing a class action over how it has implemented a state ban on the forced placement of teachers.
January 27, 2014
Highlights from opening statements in the Vergara v. California trial.
January 26, 2014
A pathbreaking and controversial trial on teacher protections begins this week in Los Angeles, with implications for policies on teacher seniority, tenure, and dismissal.
December 17, 2013
An advocacy group in California aims to get a referendum on the ballot making it easier to fire teachers for malfeasance.