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Every child deserves great schools and the lifelong opportunities they afford. Yet too often, outdated policies hold back schools and limit families’ options. We challenge unfair education policies and propose common sense solutions through advocacy and legal action. Our first project is in New York, helping students fight laws that deny them access to great teachers.
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Lawsuit to outlaw teacher tenure can proceed to trial https://t.co/w0CESZNsOx PEJ's Alissa Bernstein: “Today’s decision from NY appeals court is an incredible victory for students’ rights.The f… https://t.co/htXua5BNmT
Lawsuit to outlaw teacher tenure can proceed to trial https://t.co/w0CESZNsOx
PEJ's Alissa Bernstein: “Today’s decision from NY appeals court is an incredible victory for students’ rights.The f… https://t.co/htXua5BNmT