November 18, 2017

California teacher tenure ruled unconstitutional

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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

Third Largest U.S. School District on Strike

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Approximately 350,000 Chicago students aren’t at school today as their teachers strike- a resolution isn’t expected soon. Read more