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US Lawsuit Contesting Teacher Job Tenure Rules

A lawsuit in the United States is contesting long-standing teacher job tenure rules that some educational experts contend are keeping bad instructors in classrooms and make it difficult to fire them.Nine students in California have brought suit claiming that the tenure laws kept bad teachers at their schools and blocked them from getting a quality education. The case is being heard in Los Angeles starting Monday and is expected to last several weeks.The lawsuit was brought by a reform group...

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