Lawsuit challenges NJ teacher seniority rules

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Asbury Park Press

Nov 2, 12:00 AM

Lawsuit challenges NJ teacher seniority rules

A group of Newark parents, opening a new attack on teacher tenure, have filed a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's schools' "last in, first out" layoff scheme, charging the rule forces the retention of ineffective teachers and impinges upon students' right to receive a proper education.

Tags: general teacher issues

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