A bill passed in the California Assembly on Thursday would give districts more timetime—up to three yearstime—to decide whether to fire or permanently hire teachers.
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January 17, 2017
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October 28, 2016
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September 16, 2016
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September 13, 2016
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August 23, 2016
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August 22, 2016
After four years and two copycat lawsuits, the California Supreme Court, by declining to hear an appeal of the Vergara case, hands teachers unions a big victory.