Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Teacher Tenure Ruling in California Is Expected to Intensify Debate

New York Times
June 11th, 2014

LOS ANGELES — The landmark court decision on Tuesday finding California’s teacher tenure laws unconstitutional is likely to lead to a flood of copycat lawsuits in other states, shifting the battleground on the issue from the legislatures to the courts.
 “Almost nothing the plaintiffs raised is unique to California,” said Timothy Daly, the executive director of the New Teacher Project, which has for years pressed for revamping the way teachers are hired and fired, pushing away from tenure rules that give teachers a job for life after only a few years of proving themselves.

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