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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.

February 24, 2016

Understanding the Vergara Teacher-Tenure Appeal: What You Need to Know

Read EdWeek's explainer to the Vergara v. California teacher-tenure case.

February 18, 2016

Teacher-Misconduct Tracking Plagued by Holes, Fragmentation: Report

No federal database tracks teacher misconduct, and states' attempts to share information suffer from sloppiness.

December 10, 2015

Release of Rafe Esquith Emails Heightens Debate in L.A. Over Teacher Discipline

The emails, obtained through an open-records request, include sexual references.

September 18, 2015

Vergara Appeal Brings Out a Who's Who in Ed. Policy

Scores of education advocacy groups, scholars, law experts, and politicians have filed friend-of-the-court briefs on both sides of the Vergara appeal.

June 24, 2015

Respondents File Brief Countering Unions' Claims in Vergara Appeal

The appeals process in the Vergara case will likely close out 2015.

May 13, 2015

Calif. Unions Appeal 'Deeply Flawed' Vergara Ruling

A judge's ruling last summer to overturn teacher-protection statutes was thinly argued and misread state constitutional law, they contend.

March 13, 2015

Judge: Lawsuit Targeting N.Y. Teacher Tenure May Continue

Unions say they'll appeal a Staten Island judge's decision March 12 to permit a challenge to the state's teacher-employment protections to move forward.

January 14, 2015

Teacher Dismissal on Trial: Your Primer to the New York Challenge

Today, a court will consider whether the Davids v. New York lawsuit, which seeks to overturn key sections of New York's tenure, layoff, and dismissal laws, will move forward.

November 21, 2014

Could Minnesota Be Next for a Vergara-Style Lawsuit?

One of the California lawyers in the Vergara case hints that constitutional provisions in Minnesota make it ripe for a similar challenge.

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