teacher tenure

Protesters who want to see changes to New York's teacher tenure rules hold a rally outside Richmond County Court on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Judge Hears Arguments In Motion To Dismiss NY Teacher Tenure Lawsuits

The plaintiffs in the lawsuits argue that job protections for teachers deprive students of a sound, basic education.

01/14/2015

A decision to overturn teacher tenure laws in California has New York parents mobilizing to seek the same thing here. (Credit: CBS 2)

Families Rally Against New York Teacher Tenure Laws

The families are filing a lawsuit challenging teacher tenure, seniority and disciplinary rules. They say those protections are keeping ineffective teachers in the classroom.

07/28/2014

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United Federation Of Teachers Seeks To Fight Lawsuit Against Teacher Tenure

The United Federation of Teachers on Tuesday asked to become a defendant in a New York City lawsuit challenging job protections for teachers.

07/22/2014

Governor Chris Christie (L); New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (Credit: AP)

NJ State Sen. Pres. Sweeney Will Block 2 Of Gov. Christie’s Education Proposals

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he’ll block two major education reform proposals sought by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

07/11/2011