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State, Teacher Unions File Briefs In Tenure-Ruling Appeal

In briefs filed in the state’s Second District Court of Appeal, attorneys for the state, the California Teachers Association and the California Federation of Teachers contend there was no “legal or factual justification” in striking down state laws on tenure and job protection.


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California Teacher Unions Appeal Tenure Ruling

California’s powerful teachers unions fought back Wednesday against a court ruling that struck down state laws on tenure and job protection for their 400,000 members, less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown filed his own appeal.


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California Schools Chief To Appeal Tenure Ruling

California’s schools chief will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers.


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Judge Rules California Teacher Tenure Laws Unconstitutional

Teachers’ unions suffered a major legal setback Tuesday after a Los Angeles judge ruled that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional.


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Closing Arguments Conclude In Landmark Teacher Tenure Trial

Attorneys in a widely-watched trial calling into question tenure and other employment protections granted to teachers statewide presented their closing arguments Thursday.

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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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Filner Ends Tumultuous Tenure As San Diego Mayor

Bob Filner ended his brief but tumultuous tenure as mayor Friday amid allegations that he sexually harassed women.


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Former Pomona College Professor Claims She Was Denied Tenure, Fired Because She Is Latina

An actress and former Pomona College professor filed a wrongful termination lawsuit Tuesday, alleging she was denied tenure because she is Latina.

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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