Virginia Schools Insider: teacher tenure


Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Virginia teacher tenure bill dies in GOP-led Senate

After delaying a decision on the contentious bill for eight straight days, the Senate voted 23 to 17 to send it back to committee, effectively killing it for the year.

By Emma Brown  |  02:32 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Virginia teacher tenure bill dies in GOP-led Senate

After delaying a decision on the contentious bill for eight straight days, the Senate voted 23 to 17 to send it back to committee, effectively killing it for the year.

By Emma Brown  |  02:29 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Virginia Senate delays vote on teacher tenure measure

For the fourth day in a row, Virginia’s Senate put off voting on whether to eliminate tenure-style protections for teachers.

By Emma Brown  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Proposal to eliminate teacher job protections still alive in Virginia Senate

A bill to eliminate teachers’ tenure-style job protections will return to the floor of the Virginia Senate next week.

By Emma Brown  |  09:47 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Senate debates teacher tenure bill

A Senate bill on eliminating certain tenure-related job protections appeared to be in jeopardy when a Republican senator asked for the vote to be delayed.

By Emma Brown  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Virginia House votes to eliminate teacher job protections

The fight now heads to the Senate, which is expected to vote Tuesday on a measure that would make far-reaching changes to teacher evaluations and employment.

By Emma Brown  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  general assembly, teacher tenure