Scores of education advocacy groups, scholars, law experts, and politicians have filed friend-of-the-court briefs on both sides of the Vergara appeal.
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September 18, 2015
July 17, 2015
From the team that brought you the Vergara v. California lawsuit comes a new legal challenge aimed at forcing districts to use test scores to evaluate their teachers.
June 24, 2015
The appeals process in the Vergara case will likely close out 2015.
March 30, 2015
The tentative framework would tighten tenure and dismissal processes and require the state education department to develop a new teacher-evaluation system.
March 13, 2015
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.
November 21, 2014
One of the California lawyers in the Vergara case hints that constitutional provisions in Minnesota make it ripe for a similar challenge.
October 31, 2014
Louisiana and the New Orleans parish won't owe back pay to the 7,500 teachers who lost their jobs after the hurricane.
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.