A U.S. attorney has sued the NYC Department of Education for allowing a Queens high school principal to systematically discriminate against the school's three black teachers.
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June 13, 2016
May 24, 2016
In the wake of the-Vergara appeals decision, a bill to revamp teacher tenure in California has gotten some initial support.
April 19, 2016
The state's highest court rules that lawmakers can't take away tenure rights already granted to teachers.
April 15, 2016
Not surprisingly given the history of the case, the new ruling in the Vergara v. California case has been met conflicting reactions—as well as vows on both sides to press for change.
April 14, 2016
A California appeals court has reversed the trial court's original ruling in Vergara v. the State of California, the landmark case on teacher job-protection provisions.
April 14, 2016
Four Minnesota mothers, represented by both local and national advocacy groups, have filed suit in a district asserting that the state's teacher-tenure protections keep bad teachers in classrooms, where they are dooming thousands of Minnesota children to substandard educations.
April 06, 2016
Fired or suspended teachers often have those punishments overturned in Kentucky, a newspaper found.
March 30, 2016
Colorado's highest court is wading into the teacher tenure debate by agreeing to hear a case over how Denver Public School is placing tenured teachers on unpaid leave.
February 24, 2016
Read EdWeek's explainer to the Vergara v. California teacher-tenure case.
February 18, 2016
No federal database tracks teacher misconduct, and states' attempts to share information suffer from sloppiness.