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Students Sue Calif. Over Teacher Tenure, Seniority Policies

The advocacy group Students Matter filed a lawsuit on behalf of nine public school students against the state stating that the policies allow bad teacher to stay in the classroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/27/2014

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New Lawsuit Seeks To Overturn Calif. Teacher Employment Rules

Lawyers for seven California schoolchildren are suing the state in an attempt to overturn five laws they say violate their constitutional right to a fair education because they protect bad teachers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2012

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LAUSD, ACLU Reach ‘Groundbreaking’ Agreement On Layoffs

The Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to cap teacher layoffs at each school at the district-wide average and end layoffs at certain struggling schools to settle a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.