Teacher Tenure, Other Job Protections Upheld By California Appeals CourtA California appeals court has handed teacher unions a big victory by reversing a judge's ruling that found tenure deprived students of a good education.
Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial DebateDemocratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday's night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their claims:
Brown, Kashkari Clash Over Tesla, Teacher Tenure In Only Scheduled Gubernatorial DebateGov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change.
California Teacher Unions Appeal Tenure RulingCalifornia's powerful teachers unions fought back Wednesday against a court ruling that struck down state laws on tenure and job protection for their 400,000 members, less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown filed his own appeal.
Gov. Jerry Brown Appeals California Teacher Tenure RulingGov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.