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October 16, 2014

Contested Tenure, Pay Law in Louisiana Upheld on Appeal

The state's supreme court reversed a lower-court ruling, allowing a 2012 revamping tenure and pay rules to stand.

October 02, 2014

Report: Bad Teachers Often Remediated, Not Removed, Under New York Rules

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.

September 12, 2014

New York Teacher-Protection Lawsuits Combined

Two suits taking aim at the Empire State's rules for granting teachers tenure and dismissing them will be combined.

September 10, 2014

Missouri Group Backs Off of Ballot Measure Aimed at Weakening Teacher Tenure

Supporters of a constitutional amendment limiting teacher contracts to three years in Missouri are calling off their campaign.

September 04, 2014

Calif. Teachers' Unions File Appeal Against Vergara Ruling on Teacher Tenure

California teachers' unions filed an appeal against the Vergara decision that struck down state teacher tenure and dismissal laws.

September 02, 2014

Calif. Governor Appeals Vergara Ruling on Teacher Tenure

The California governor is the latest to appeal the Vergara decision that struck down state teacher tenure and dismissal laws.

August 29, 2014

Judge Affirms Vergara Ruling on Teacher Tenure; Calif. Chief Urges Appeal

The ruling in a landmark case that struck down California's laws on teacher tenure and dismissal was affirmed on Aug. 28 by a state superior court judge. The ruling will be appealed.

August 12, 2014

Kansas Union Challenges Tenure-Repeal Law

The Kansas National Education Association is challenging provisions tacked onto a 2014 budget bill eliminating due process.

August 06, 2014

Teacher Tenure, Evaluation Will Appear on Missouri Ballots In November

A proposed constitutional amendment to weaken teacher tenure laws and tie teacher evaluations to student performance will appear on Missouri ballots in November.

August 06, 2014

Vergara Legal Team Signs On To N.Y. Lawsuit

The high-powered lawyers that litigated the California suit will represent the plaintiffs in one of two suits targeting teacher tenure in New York.

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