Teacher Tenure


Judge Approves Merger of Teacher Tenure Lawsuits in New York

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Two lawsuits challenging teacher tenure rules in the state will be consolidated, allowing both of them to proceed in a Staten Island courthouse.
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Teacher Tenure Fight Comes to New York City

Monday, July 28, 2014


A group of New York City parents said they joined in a lawsuit over the state's tenure rules on Monday because they think their children are not getting what they deserve at school. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New York's Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Following the California decision against teacher tenure, a New York advocacy group has filed a similar lawsuit. Leslie Brody, Wall Street Journal Greater New York education reporter, talks about the issue and the differences between tenure in the two states.

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Opinion: Blaming Tenure May Be Free But it's a Cheap Shot

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A local teacher weighs in on the recent ruling against tenure rules in California, arguing that there are bigger challenges than tenure putting low-income students at a disadvantage.

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Gabfest Radio

How Cantor Lost His Seat

Friday, June 13, 2014

The Gabfest panelists have much to discuss this week: Eric Cantor's stunning defeat, a new abortion comedy, the benefits of home economics, and more.

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Teacher Tenure Rate Dips Slightly

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Three years after the city made it harder for teachers to get tenure, just over half the number of teachers who were eligible in the 2012-2013 school year received the job protections. Just three percent of teachers were denied tenure outright, while the rest will stay on probation until another tenure review next year.

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New Jersey News

Compromise, Caffeine and Trade-Offs: Behind NJ's New Tenure Reform Bill

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

With the signing yesterday of New Jersey’s new teacher tenure law, there was the expected fanfare about the stakeholders and bipartisan efforts that went into crafting the final bill.