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April 22, 2016

Texas Teachers' Union Sues to Block New Evaluation System

The union contends that the system, which would have districts base at least 20 percent of a teacher's score on "student growth measures," violates a state law that requires that educators' evaluations be based exclusively on "observable, job-related behavior."

April 20, 2016

Teacher-Certification Test in N.Y. Delayed for Fourth Time

Just as it did recently with teacher evaluations tied to student achievement tests, New York is posed to walk back its efforts to heighten the requirements for entrance into the teaching profession.

April 15, 2016

Reactions to Vergara Reversal Point to Continuing Battles, Equity Concerns

Not surprisingly given the history of the case, the new ruling in the Vergara v. California case has been met conflicting reactions—as well as vows on both sides to press for change.

April 14, 2016

Breaking: Vergara Ruling Overturned by State Appeals Court

A California appeals court has reversed the trial court's original ruling in Vergara v. the State of California, the landmark case on teacher job-protection provisions.

April 14, 2016

Minnesota Faces a Vergara-Style Lawsuit on Teacher Job Protections

Four Minnesota mothers, represented by both local and national advocacy groups, have filed suit in a district asserting that the state's teacher-tenure protections keep bad teachers in classrooms, where they are dooming thousands of Minnesota children to substandard educations.

March 30, 2016

Teacher Placements on Trial in Colorado 'Mutual Consent' Case

Colorado's highest court is wading into the teacher tenure debate by agreeing to hear a case over how Denver Public School is placing tenured teachers on unpaid leave.

March 29, 2016

Teachers' Unions Sigh in Relief as SCOTUS Deadlocks in Friedrichs Case

The 4-4 ruling means unions can still charge agency fees of nonmembers.

March 21, 2016

Strange Bedfellows: Many AFT Members' Pensions Invested in Pearson

With many teachers' pensions invested in the education giant, the union wants to be sure the company is profitable.

March 18, 2016

Master-Teacher Program in New York Will Expand

While many teachers' unions have voiced support for master-teacher programs, some see New York's program as a thinly veiled merit-pay system.

March 16, 2016

Kansas Bill Looks to Install Annual Referendums on Teachers' Unions

Kansas Republicans are looking to follow Wisconsin's lead by requiring teachers unions to pass annual recertification votes.

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