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.
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May 28, 2014
May 22, 2014
States continue to link performance-evaluation systems to decisions about tenure and layoffs.
May 16, 2014
A judge ruled North Carolina's controversial teacher-tenure and -pay law unconstitutional.
May 09, 2014
California won't grant a bid by the San Jose district and union to extend the two-year probationary period for some teachers.
April 24, 2014
Two North Carolina districts, for now, won't have to meet a June 30 mandate under an unpopular law that ends tenure.
April 14, 2014
Teachers' unions in the state are protesting the change, which was approved by legislators as part of several adjustments to the state's K-12 funding system.
March 28, 2014
Lawyers presented their closing arguments in the fractious Vergara v. California teacher-protection lawsuit.
February 12, 2014
Two sisters, plaintiffs in Vergara v. California, take the stand.
January 31, 2014
As the Vergara v. California civil trial wrapped up its first week here, plaintiffs and their witnesses were beginning to confront this very charged question.
January 28, 2014
Highlights from opening statements in the Vergara v. California trial.