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National Changes to Teacher Tenure Policies Could Be Imminent

In the wake of California’s recent legal decision that found several of the state’s teacher tenure laws unconstitutional, it remains to be seen if similar challenges will spread to other states.

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In the wake of California’s recent legal decision that found several of the state’s teacher tenure laws unconstitutional, it remains to be seen if similar challenges will spread to other states. Lawmakers and teachers unions are battling over the finer points, but nonprofits such as Students Matter say they’re committed to enacting a national overhaul of teacher tenure, dismissal and layoff laws. (CNN)

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