The UFT will intervene in a lawsuit tackling New York's due-process and tenure laws.
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July 22, 2014
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
In a surprising vote at the Representative Assembly on July 4, delegates passed a new business item calling for U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to resign.
July 02, 2014
The board of directors will propose a New Business Item calling for a campaign against "toxic testing."
June 16, 2014
A New York City schools policy that encourages principals to closely consider teacher-tenure decisions before awarding that status appears to have encouraged less-effective educators to leave the profession, new research shows.
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.
June 10, 2014
Some of the reaction on the ruling in Vergara lawsuit from plaintiffs, as well as critics.
June 10, 2014
A California superior-court judge struck down the state's laws governing teacher tenure, seniority, and dismissal.
May 28, 2014
In the wake of a lawsuit, North Carolina lawmakers have penned a plan to allow teachers to retain tenure—but grant large pay raises only for those teachers who agree to relinquish it.
May 22, 2014
States continue to link performance-evaluation systems to decisions about tenure and layoffs.