The Chicago Public Schools' turnaround efforts disproportionately affected African-American teachers, the Chicago Teachers Union alleges in a class action filed this week.
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December 28, 2012
June 15, 2012
The Massachusetts Teachers Association and Stand For Children have compromised on a bill to reduce the weight of seniority in the Bay State.
March 26, 2012
An analysis from California's Legislative Analyst's Office urges the state to consider revamping its teacher-layoff policies, including reducing the emphasis on seniority.
January 10, 2011
A paper examines which teachers in Washington State were most likely to receive a pink slip under current layoff criteria.
December 18, 2009
A Los Angeles Times story prompts Ramon C. Cortines to urge principals to get rid of bad teachers before their jobs become permanent through tenure.
October 23, 2009
Laid-off District of Columbia teachers say dysfunction remains rampant under Rhee's leadership.