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Judge Blocks State-Mandated Contracts

By The Associated Press — August 23, 2011 1 min read
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A judge last week blocked the Indiana education department from using new teacher-contract forms that would have allowed school districts to change the hours or days that teachers work without adjusting their pay. Marion County Superior Court Judge Patrick McCarty ruled that nothing in state law allows the state to contravene general contract principles and laws that have been established and govern in Indiana.

A version of this article appeared in the August 24, 2011 edition of Education Week as Judge Blocks State-Mandated Contracts

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