California Teacher Tenure Fight Likely Heading To State Supreme CourtA lawyer representing nine students who sued the state - and won at the trial court - vowed Friday to appeal to the California Supreme Court and expressed confidence they have what's needed to prevail.
Governor Signs Bill To Streamline Teacher FiringsNew law makes it easier for school districts to fire abusive and problem teachers.
Bill Reforming Teacher Dismissals Goes To Governor A bill making it easier to fire abusive educators heads to Gov. Jerry Brown two days after a judge found California's teacher tenure laws unconstitutional.
UPDATE: Attorneys Argue Removing Tenure Laws Bad For Students, TeachersOpponents of the law said that saddling a student with a bad teacher for just one year can cost a youngster tens of thousands of dollars in future lifetime earnings.