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Teacher unions vs. students

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Current Event February 20, 2014

Teacher Unions vs Students


A potentially landmark lawsuit goes to trial Monday in California. At issue: whether job protections for public school teachers undermine a student’s constitutional right to an adequate education. The students and parents who filed the lawsuit see it as a potential model for challenging teacher protection laws in other states. Unions and state officials say the lawsuit demonizes teachers and has no merit.

Constitution Education

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AIR DATE: 01/26/2014


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