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Teaching Profession Philadelphia Teachers to Get Raises After Four Years Without a Contract
But the deal is worth $245 more than the district has budgeted, so some say it could trigger layoffs down the road.
Teaching Profession Minnesota Republicans Set Their Sights on 'Last-in, First-out' Layoffs
Lawmakers say they want to give administrators more of a say in which teachers are dismissed during layoffs.
Teaching Profession Seniority Won't Protect Teachers from Layoffs in a Chicago Suburb
Teachers working in the affluent North Shore school district in Chicago are facing layoffs based on their job performance, not on seniority.
Teaching Profession Buffalo Teachers Ratify Contract, Ending a 12 Year Stalemate
Ending a 12-year deadlock between the district and union, public school teachers in Buffalo, N.Y., have inked their first new contract since the last one expired in 2004.
Teaching Profession Pa. Governor Vetoes Bill to Limit Seniority Protections During Teacher Layoffs
The Pennsylvania governor vetoed a GOP-backed bill that would have allowed school boards to base teacher layoffs on teacher evaluation scores rather than seniority.
Teaching Profession Reactions to Vergara Reversal Point to Continuing Battles, Equity Concerns
Not surprisingly given the history of the case, the new ruling in the Vergara v. California case has been met conflicting reactions—as well as vows on both sides to press for change.
Teaching Profession Breaking: Vergara Ruling Overturned by State Appeals Court
A California appeals court has reversed the trial court's original ruling in Vergara v. the State of California, the landmark case on teacher job-protection provisions.
Teaching Profession Judge: Lawsuit Targeting N.Y. Teacher Tenure May Continue
Unions say they'll appeal a Staten Island judge's decision March 12 to permit a challenge to the state's teacher-employment protections to move forward.
Teaching Profession Study: Novices Often Teach the Youngest, Neediest Students in Their Schools
A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools.
Teaching Profession Contested Tenure, Pay Law in Louisiana Upheld on Appeal
The state's supreme court reversed a lower-court ruling, allowing a 2012 revamping tenure and pay rules to stand.