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March 19, 2019

Advocacy Group Seeking to End Teacher Tenure Has Lost Its Last Staff Member

The Partnership for Educational Justice, which was founded by school reform activist Campbell Brown, has lost its executive director as it focuses resources toward an anti-tenure lawsuit.

March 29, 2018

Lawsuit to Overturn New York's Teacher-Tenure Laws Heads to Trial

A case challenging New York's teacher-tenure laws will move to trial despite the union's attempts to dismiss it, an appellate court ruled.

March 21, 2018

No Such Thing as 'Tenure' or 'Permanent Teachers,' Colorado Court Rules

Colorado's Supreme Court last week ruled against teachers who are fighting a state law that allows school districts to put teachers on unpaid leave without a hearing.

March 06, 2018

Are Evaluation and Tenure Reforms Scaring Away Prospective Teachers?

An "unintended consequence" of teacher-evaluation and teacher-tenure reform might be that fewer candidates are pursuing careers in teaching, researchers found.

November 20, 2017

After Curb on Unions, Wisconsin Teacher Salaries Fell

Teachers in Wisconsin are earning less money and exiting the profession at higher rates than they were before the state restricted unions' collective-bargaining rights, according to a study from a left-leaning think tank.

July 19, 2017

A Fine Line on 'Forced Placement' of Teachers in New York City

New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.

June 05, 2017

California Districts May Soon Have More Time to Make Tenure Decisions

A bill passed in the California Assembly on Thursday would give districts more timetime—up to three yearstime—to decide whether to fire or permanently hire teachers.

March 24, 2017

New Push in California to Extend Time for Teachers to be Eligible for Tenure

The previous efforts have faced setbacks in both the courts and at the ballot box.

March 01, 2017

Study: When Tenure Is Taken Away, Teachers Leave

After Louisiana made changes that weakened its tenure system, teachers left the profession in droves, a study finds.

January 17, 2017

Minn. Teacher Tenure Lawsuit Revived

Parents appeal an October ruling that concluded that they hadn't sufficiently linked tenure laws with poor student achievement.

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