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New Nevada Laws Make It Easier to Layoff and Fire Teachers

Republican Governor Brian Sandoval signed new laws today that end teacher layoffs based only on seniority and make it easier to fire teachers that aren’t meeting certain standards. The state will also move from a two-tier administrator evaluation system to a four-tiered one, and it will eventually make 50 percent of teacher ratings based solely […]

June 15, 2011

Idaho Voters Will Decide Fate of State Education Reform

Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, a group of citizens seeking to repeal that state’s new education laws that ended tenure, prevented collective bargaining and tied pay and bonuses to student success, has collected enough signatures for a referendum. Michael Lanza, head of Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, said the number of signatures shows public sentiment. […]

June 15, 2011