January 20, 2018

California teacher tenure ruled unconstitutional

teacher tenure

The ruling, which was enthusiastically endorsed by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, brings to a close the first chapter of the case, Vergara v. California, in which a group of student plaintiffs argued that state tenure laws had deprived them of a decent education by leaving bad teachers in place. The teachers’ unions said Tuesday that… Read more

Royal Succession Law Changes After 300 Years


Prince William and Kate’s first born daughter would now be Queen.  Up until now, only sons could inherit the throne unless there are no sons, as was the case in Queen Elizabeth succeeding the throne from her father, King George VI. The leaders of the 16 Commonwealth countries where Queen Elizabeth is head of state… Read more