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LA Judge Rules - Key Teacher Job Protections Violate California's Constitution
June 10, 2014
In a landmark ruling in Vergara v. State of California, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Treu ruled that the key teacher job protections on Permanent Employment Statutes (Tenure), Dismissal Statutes (Termination), and LIFO - Last In First Out (Layoffs) are in violation of California's constitution.Judge Treu stated "substantial evidence presented makes it clear to this Court that the Challenged Statutes disproportionately affect poor and/or minority students." In Judge Treu's decision he referenced the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that desegregated schools sixty years ago that called education "a right which must be available to all on equal terms."Click Here to read full decision by Judge Treu.
Students Lose Another Voice: An UPforEd Farewell
June 2, 2014
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