Teaching Profession Advocacy Group Seeking to End Teacher Tenure Has Lost Its Last Staff Member
The Partnership for Educational Justice, which was founded by school reform activist Campbell Brown, has lost its executive director as it focuses resources toward an anti-tenure lawsuit.
Teaching Profession Lawsuit to Overturn New York's Teacher-Tenure Laws Heads to Trial
A case challenging New York's teacher-tenure laws will move to trial despite the union's attempts to dismiss it, an appellate court ruled.
Recruitment & Retention No Such Thing as 'Tenure' or 'Permanent Teachers,' Colorado Court Rules
Colorado's Supreme Court last week ruled against teachers who are fighting a state law that allows school districts to put teachers on unpaid leave without a hearing.
Teaching Profession Are Evaluation and Tenure Reforms Scaring Away Prospective Teachers?
An "unintended consequence" of teacher-evaluation and teacher-tenure reform might be that fewer candidates are pursuing careers in teaching, researchers found.
Teaching Profession After Curb on Unions, Wisconsin Teacher Salaries Fell
Teachers in Wisconsin are earning less money and exiting the profession at higher rates than they were before the state restricted unions' collective-bargaining rights, according to a study from a left-leaning think tank.
Teaching Profession A Fine Line on 'Forced Placement' of Teachers in New York City
New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.
Recruitment & Retention California Districts May Soon Have More Time to Make Tenure Decisions
A bill passed in the California Assembly on Thursday would give districts more timetime—up to three yearstime—to decide whether to fire or permanently hire teachers.
Recruitment & Retention New Push in California to Extend Time for Teachers to be Eligible for Tenure
The previous efforts have faced setbacks in both the courts and at the ballot box.
Teaching Profession Newark Parents File Suit Against New Jersey's Teacher Tenure Law
The six parents are being backed by the same nonprofit that supported teacher tenure challenges in Minnesota and New York.
Teaching Profession Christie Asks N.J. High Court to Revoke Teacher Tenure in Struggling Districts
The Christie administration is arguing that the only way to improve education in the state's poorest districts is to ditch teacher job protections.