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Last in First Out Layoffs

About Those Vergara Naysayers...

Eric Lerum | Posted 08.17.2014 | Education
Eric Lerum

The most interesting thing about Vergara v. California may not be the decision itself, but the reactions to it.

Vergara v. California: Marching Toward a Dream Still Denied

Marcellus Antonio McRae | Posted 11.11.2013 | Los Angeles
Marcellus Antonio McRae

Growing up in Los Angeles, I was greatly blessed to have teachers who had a profound commitment to quality instruction, an appreciation for the impact they would have on my life, and the skill to challenge me to raise and strive to realize my expectations. Not all children are so lucky.

Silicon Valley Nonprofit Launches Full-Scale Assault On Teacher Protection Laws

| John Fensterwald | Posted 05.18.2012 | Education

This story comes to us courtesy of Silicon Valley Education Foundation's Thoughts On Public Education blog, TopEd.org. A nonprofit founded by a Sil...

Losing Your Job As A Teacher In Cuomo's New York

Pete Mason | Posted 07.23.2011 | Education
Pete Mason

The profession of teaching has now become a national joke, whereby teachers make paltry sums of money but are expected to undertake a task that will be scrutinized every single day.

Layoffs Should Be Based On Performance: Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg's campaign to end the controversial "last in, first out" teacher layoff policy could be buoyed by a new poll. A recent Quinnipiac p...

Cuomo, Bloomberg Agree To Work Together On 'Last in, First Out' Teacher Rule

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Three days after blindsiding Mayor Bloomberg, Gov. Cuomo now says he wants to work with the mayor to end the "last in, first out" teacher layoff rule....

WATCH: Assembly Blocks Bill To End 'Last In, First Out'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg's dreams of ending the "last in, first out" rule for laying off teachers appear to be crushed. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said h...