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 16, 2014
The state's supreme court reversed a lower-court ruling, allowing a 2012 revamping tenure and pay rules to stand.
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.
September 12, 2014
Two suits taking aim at the Empire State's rules for granting teachers tenure and dismissing them will be combined.
September 10, 2014
Supporters of a constitutional amendment limiting teacher contracts to three years in Missouri are calling off their campaign.
September 04, 2014
California teachers' unions filed an appeal against the Vergara decision that struck down state teacher tenure and dismissal laws.
September 02, 2014
The California governor is the latest to appeal the Vergara decision that struck down state teacher tenure and dismissal laws.
August 29, 2014
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
The Kansas National Education Association is challenging provisions tacked onto a 2014 budget bill eliminating due process.
August 06, 2014
A proposed constitutional amendment to weaken teacher tenure laws and tie teacher evaluations to student performance will appear on Missouri ballots in November.