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March 24, 2017

New Push in California to Extend Time for Teachers to be Eligible for Tenure

The previous efforts have faced setbacks in both the courts and at the ballot box.

March 01, 2017

Study: When Tenure Is Taken Away, Teachers Leave

After Louisiana made changes that weakened its tenure system, teachers left the profession in droves, a study finds.

January 17, 2017

Minn. Teacher Tenure Lawsuit Revived

Parents appeal an October ruling that concluded that they hadn't sufficiently linked tenure laws with poor student achievement.

November 04, 2016

Newark Parents File Suit Against New Jersey's Teacher Tenure Law

The six parents are being backed by the same nonprofit that supported teacher tenure challenges in Minnesota and New York.

October 28, 2016

Minnesota's Vergara-Style Lawsuit Dismissed

The judge ruled that the future of teacher tenure laws should be decided by the legislature, not the courts.

September 16, 2016

Christie Asks N.J. High Court to Revoke Teacher Tenure in Struggling Districts

The Christie administration is arguing that the only way to improve education in the state's poorest districts is to ditch teacher job protections.

September 13, 2016

Kansas Supreme Court Weighs Tenure Repeal Law

Kansas's highest court will decide whether a 2014 law stripping teachers of their due process protections met constitutional muster.

August 23, 2016

Poll Finds Decreasing Public Support for Teacher-Tenure Laws

Coming on the heals of the death of the Vergara challenge against teacher job protections, a new poll says that just three in ten support teacher-tenure laws.

August 22, 2016

Calif. Supreme Court Puts an End to Vergara Saga

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.

July 20, 2016

Nearly 50 Denver Teachers Lose Tenure Over Poor Evaluations

Dozens of veteran Denver educators will lose their tenure status due to a 2010 state law, which was passed as part of an effort to win Race to the Top dollars.

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