A pathbreaking and controversial trial on teacher protections begins this week in Los Angeles, with implications for policies on teacher seniority, tenure, and dismissal.
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January 27, 2014
January 09, 2014
The same judge has twice struck down a 2012 tenure- and pay-reform law in the Pelican State.
December 13, 2013
Plaintiffs may bring their challenge to five parts of California's education code relating to teacher employment.
October 30, 2013
The Washington-based National Council on Teacher Quality released its annual report rounding up states' teacher-evaluation policies, which have become increasingly stringent over the last few years.
July 29, 2013
The action comes on top of other major policy changes in the Tarheel state.
March 05, 2013
A judge struck down Louisiana's 2012 tenure- and pay-reform law.
November 07, 2012
Unions were among the big winners in several teacher-policy-related ballot referendums on tickets last night.
September 18, 2012
Delegates to the Chicago Teachers Union voted Tuesday night to suspend the 7-day-old strike, tentatively approving a settlement brokered last weekend with the district.
June 25, 2012
Education advocacy group StudentsFirst seems to have raised about $7.6 million between its founding in October 2010 and July 2011, according to tax forms released today by the group.
May 15, 2012
A handful of California parents have sued the state over five laws that allegedly concentrate poorly performing teachers in schools that primarily serve disadvantaged and minority students. Filed today in the California superior court, the lawsuit takes aim at California rules that: require tenure...