Louisiana and the New Orleans parish won't owe back pay to the 7,500 teachers who lost their jobs after the hurricane.
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October 31, 2014
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.
July 30, 2014
The United Federation of Teachers released data that it claims show the state's due-process rules help teachers leave the profession in a timely fashion.
July 28, 2014
A second Vergara-inspired lawsuit in New York takes aim at teacher tenure.
July 22, 2014
The UFT will intervene in a lawsuit tackling New York's due-process and tenure laws.
July 02, 2014
The state carves out a faster dismissal process for teachers suspected of criminal misconduct.
June 24, 2014
A lawsuit modeled on California's Vergara suit is imminent in New York.
June 13, 2014
The AFT President is angry about how U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan responded to the decision in Vergara v. California.