Teachers' Job Protections Debated As California Trial Gets Underway

Sawchuk, Stephen
February 2014
Education Week;2/5/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 20, p1
The article presents information on U.S. court case Vergara v. California, which focuses on the job protections of teachers in California. The author looks at the Los Angeles County Superior Court lawsuit, California Governor Jerry Brown, state Superintendent Tom Torlakson, and the California state education department. The article also discusses teacher-evaluation systems, teacher tenure, and the equal-protection rights of students.


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