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January 27, 2014

High-Profile California Lawsuit on Teacher Protections Begins

A pathbreaking and controversial trial on teacher protections begins this week in Los Angeles, with implications for policies on teacher seniority, tenure, and dismissal.

January 09, 2014

Louisiana's Teacher-Tenure Law Struck Down (Again)

The same judge has twice struck down a 2012 tenure- and pay-reform law in the Pelican State.

December 13, 2013

Court Clears for Trial Calif. Case on Teacher Tenure and Dismissal Procedures

Plaintiffs may bring their challenge to five parts of California's education code relating to teacher employment.

October 30, 2013

Report Sees 'Seismic Shift' in State Teacher-Evaluation Policies

The Washington-based National Council on Teacher Quality released its annual report rounding up states' teacher-evaluation policies, which have become increasingly stringent over the last few years.

July 29, 2013

Tenure, Salary Premiums End for North Carolina Teachers

The action comes on top of other major policy changes in the Tarheel state.

March 05, 2013

La. Judge Strikes Down Teacher-Tenure Law

A judge struck down Louisiana's 2012 tenure- and pay-reform law.

November 07, 2012

Decisive Teacher-Policy Wins for Unions in S.D., Idaho

Unions were among the big winners in several teacher-policy-related ballot referendums on tickets last night.

September 18, 2012

Chicago Delegates Vote to Suspend Strike

Delegates to the Chicago Teachers Union voted Tuesday night to suspend the 7-day-old strike, tentatively approving a settlement brokered last weekend with the district.

June 25, 2012

StudentsFirst Raises $7.6 million in 2010-11

Education advocacy group StudentsFirst seems to have raised about $7.6 million between its founding in October 2010 and July 2011, according to tax forms released today by the group.

May 15, 2012

Calif. Lawsuit Challenges Teacher Tenure, Layoff, Due-Process Statutes

A handful of California parents have sued the state over five laws that allegedly concentrate poorly performing teachers in schools that primarily serve disadvantaged and minority students. Filed today in the California superior court, the lawsuit takes aim at California rules that: require tenure...

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