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Vergara Lawsuit

If Vergara Reversal Holds, NY and MN Tenure Lawsuits Appear Doomed

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 04.18.2016 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

It is now in vogue to sue states regarding their education statutes regarding teacher evaluation and retention. This vogue recently took a critical h...

California May Still Expand Teacher Tenure Despite Court Ruling

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

(adds result of vote) By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 18 (Reuters) - A union-backed bill in the California...

About The Case That Asks: Is It Too Hard To Fire Teachers?

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

(Adds comments from attorney for defense) By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES, March 27 (Reuters) - Incompetent teachers in Cal...

Children Last: California Trial Showcases the Corporate War on Teachers and Public Education

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Julie Gutman Dickinson

Are job protections for teachers to blame for educational underachievement among low-income students of color in California? That's the provocative question ostensibly at the heart of Vergara vs. California.