Andrew J. Rotherham | US News & World Report
“I’ll see you in court!
Is this the new default position for education’s flashpoints?
Earlier this month a California appeals court overturned a high-profile lower court decision invalidating several state laws about teacher tenure rights. The laws might be damaging, the court said in Vergara v. California, but that doesn’t make them unconstitutional. That case now heads to the California Supreme Court.
Also this month a lawsuit aimed at the same kind of tenure laws was filed in Minnesota. Similar litigation is ongoing in New York. Students in Massachusetts are suing over that state’s charter school cap, saying it denies them access to good schools.”