A bill that aims to expand job tenure protections beyond public school teachers to other employees stalled in California Legislature on Wednesday amid concerns about a recent court ruling that declared fixed job tenure as `unconstitutional'.
Last week, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...read more
California lawmakers on Sunday approved a $156.4 billion budget, including funding for the state's controversial high-speed rail/bullet train project and preschool education for children of low-income families, for the next fiscal.
Following the California Assembly's approval, the state...read more
A California court's recent ruling that teachers' fix tenure and other job protection laws are "unconstitutional" could eventually prompt a sweeping change across the US public education system.
Earlier this week, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu agreed students constitutional...read more
Thousands of additional transitional kindergarten and childcare slots will be added in California's budget for young children, according to a reported deal between the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers.
As per the deal taking shape at the Capitol, $264 million...read more
The striking down of California's public school teachers' tenure and other job protections by a Los Angeles County court judge would likely change the face of education in the Golden State as well as the entire nation, students' attorney Theodore Boutrous Jr. said.
L. A. County Superior...read more
California's leading teacher unions have argued that Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu's recent ruling that teachers' fix tenure and firing laws violate students' rights had nothing to do with what was best for the children.
The Los Angeles judge yesterday ruled that the Golden State's...read more
Poor and minority students will be particularly hurt by California's teacher tenure, dismissal and layoff laws, Los Angeles County Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled on Tuesday.
Judge Treu ruled that the state's teacher tenure, dismissal and layoff laws allow bad teachers to be in classrooms and...read more
California's state universities are planning to hire as many as 700 full-time faculty members, as the state's higher education system is under pressure to move undergraduates through the system faster.
Emerging media reports also suggest that the potential hiring spree aims at reduce the...read more
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Thursday filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of students from low-performing schools across California, claiming that schools are denying poor students the learning time they required to succeed.
In the lawsuit, ACLU claimed that students...read more
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