A second Vergara-inspired lawsuit in New York takes aim at teacher tenure.
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July 28, 2014
July 24, 2014
The latest in a back-and-forth between The Los Angeles Times and the nation's second-largest district over access to teacher "value added" information.
July 07, 2014
The National Education Association adopted policy formally proscribing the use of standardized tests in teachers' evaluations--a stronger stance than just three years earlier.
July 05, 2014
The NEA voted to call for a moratorium on state takeovers of school districts, and on a myriad of other topics--not all related to education.
July 04, 2014
With 94 percent of the vote going her way, Lily Eskelsen Garcia was elected president of the National Education Association today at the union's convention.
June 27, 2014
Maryland, its unions, and administrators' groups vow to collaborate on the development of student academic-growth goals.
June 20, 2014
Under new legislation, New York's teachers won't be penalized for low scores on the state test-score based portion of their evaluation in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
June 19, 2014
D.C. won't use a test-score-based method for judging teachers in 2014-15.
June 10, 2014
Some of the reaction on the ruling in Vergara lawsuit from plaintiffs, as well as critics.
May 22, 2014
States continue to link performance-evaluation systems to decisions about tenure and layoffs.