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October 02, 2014

Report: Bad Teachers Often Remediated, Not Removed, Under New York Rules

A study says New York's threshold for dismissing teachers is too high, allowing teachers to be returned to the classroom even after egregious problems with performance or professionalism.

August 12, 2014

Kansas Union Challenges Tenure-Repeal Law

The Kansas National Education Association is challenging provisions tacked onto a 2014 budget bill eliminating due process.

August 06, 2014

Vergara Legal Team Signs On To N.Y. Lawsuit

The high-powered lawyers that litigated the California suit will represent the plaintiffs in one of two suits targeting teacher tenure in New York.

July 30, 2014

N.Y.C. Union Strikes Back at Tenure Allegations

The United Federation of Teachers released data that it claims show the state's due-process rules help teachers leave the profession in a timely fashion.

July 28, 2014

Second Vergara-Inspired Lawsuit Filed in New York

A second Vergara-inspired lawsuit in New York takes aim at teacher tenure.

July 22, 2014

N.Y.C. Union Will Join Tenure Lawsuit as Defendant

The UFT will intervene in a lawsuit tackling New York's due-process and tenure laws.

July 02, 2014

California Law Overhauls Teacher-Firing Process

The state carves out a faster dismissal process for teachers suspected of criminal misconduct.

June 24, 2014

New York Lawsuit Will Take Aim at Tenure, Due Process

A lawsuit modeled on California's Vergara suit is imminent in New York.

June 13, 2014

AFT President Takes Secretary Duncan to Task Over Vergara Ruling

The AFT President is angry about how U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan responded to the decision in Vergara v. California.

June 10, 2014

Reactions to the Vergara Teacher-Tenure Decision Pour In

Some of the reaction on the ruling in Vergara lawsuit from plaintiffs, as well as critics.

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