Scores of education advocacy groups, scholars, law experts, and politicians have filed friend-of-the-court briefs on both sides of the Vergara appeal.
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September 18, 2015
June 24, 2015
The appeals process in the Vergara case will likely close out 2015.
May 13, 2015
A judge's ruling last summer to overturn teacher-protection statutes was thinly argued and misread state constitutional law, they contend.
March 13, 2015
Unions say they'll appeal a Staten Island judge's decision March 12 to permit a challenge to the state's teacher-employment protections to move forward.
January 14, 2015
Today, a court will consider whether the Davids v. New York lawsuit, which seeks to overturn key sections of New York's tenure, layoff, and dismissal laws, will move forward.
November 21, 2014
One of the California lawyers in the Vergara case hints that constitutional provisions in Minnesota make it ripe for a similar challenge.
October 31, 2014
Louisiana and the New Orleans parish won't owe back pay to the 7,500 teachers who lost their jobs after the hurricane.
October 02, 2014
A study says New York's threshold for dismissing teachers is too high, allowing teachers to be returned to the classroom even after egregious problems with performance or professionalism.
August 12, 2014
The Kansas National Education Association is challenging provisions tacked onto a 2014 budget bill eliminating due process.
August 06, 2014
The high-powered lawyers that litigated the California suit will represent the plaintiffs in one of two suits targeting teacher tenure in New York.