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.
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March 13, 2015
February 27, 2015
A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools.
October 16, 2014
The state's supreme court reversed a lower-court ruling, allowing a 2012 revamping tenure and pay rules to stand.
April 09, 2014
A settlement in Los Angeles over teacher layoffs does not alter the place of seniority in such decisions.
March 28, 2014
Lawyers presented their closing arguments in the fractious Vergara v. California teacher-protection lawsuit.
March 25, 2014
Philadelphia's superintendent has imposed new rules for the upcoming school year that will allow principals to disregard seniority as the sole criteria in hiring and assignment decisions.
February 25, 2014
Newark's Cami Anderson wants the Christie administration to waive the state's reverse-seniority layoff requirements.
January 28, 2014
Highlights from opening statements in the Vergara v. California trial.
January 27, 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.
August 16, 2013
Philadelphia plans to suspend some teacher seniority and pay provisions as it rehires staff through a $50 million borrowing scheme.