vergara v california decision

Below are two graphics outlining the varying state policies on teacher tenure and job protections and teacher layoffs. In
Other bills would penalize school districts that do not include pupil progress in teacher job evaluations, and eliminate
A common public misperception is that tenure perpetuates mediocrity by permitting lifetime appointments for lackluster professors. In practice, the reverse is true: Tenure contributes to hiring the best and brightest.
TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS Even as supporters of the ruling celebrated, the state's largest teacher unions said they would appeal
A judge in Los Angeles on Tuesday sided with nine students who sued to overturn the state statutes governing teacher hiring and firing, saying they served no compelling purpose and had led to an unfair, nonsensical system that drove excellent new teachers from the classroom too soon while allowing incompetent senior ones to remain.