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- Courts vs. Teachers. Doherty, Brian // Hit & Run;10/1/2014, p151
The article discusses the court case Vergara v. California wherein State Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled against the state's policies that protect public school teachers who are not good in their teaching job.
- Teachers May Face Initiative. Cordova, Jeanne // Lesbian Tide;Sep/Oct77, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p13
This article reports that a national gay battleground is set to form around a June 1978 ballot proposition by Senator John Briggs to prohibit gays from teaching in the California public school system. California Save Our Children Inc.'s move to begin a signature gathering campaign designed to...
- Teachers Can Run Religious Clubs After School, Court Says. // Church & State;Oct2004, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p22
Reports on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling on case pertaining to the right of teachers to run student religious clubs on site immediately after the school day ends. Details about the case; Existing policies on religious clubs in schools; Legal and civil rights of teachers.
- Education Programs In 18 Florida Schools Lose State Approval. // Education Week;7/27/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 39, p3
The article reports that eighteen of the 25 institutions that train Florida teachers have lost the state approval of one or more of their education programs under a law that holds them accountable for their students' performance on the state's basic-skills test for teachers. The state department...
- The decline in the number of school districts in the U.S.: 1950-1980. Kenny, Lawrence W.; Schmidt, Amy B. // Public Choice;Apr94, Vol. 79 Issue 1/2, p1
Between 1950 and 1980 the number of school districts fell from 83,642 to 15,987. Data for the fifty states for 1950, 1960, 1970, and 1980 are used to identify the factors that contributed to this decline. The focus is on the tradeoff between cost savings through scale economies (a few large...
- Case No. 2992: Report in which the Committee requests to be kept informed of developments: THE COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION. // Official Bulletin: Series B;2014, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p78
The article reports on recommendations of the Committee on Freedom of Association (CFA) regarding Case No. 2992 including requests for submission of Government observations on allegations about disciplinary proceedings against public school teachers and their attendance at the 57th AsociatiÃ³...
- Individual Rights and the State. // Education Digest;Apr1952, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p53
The article reports that the United States Supreme Court upheld the right of a state to keep teachers from the classroom if they belong to questionable organizations or keep dubious company. On the other hand, the Court refused to interfere with a state's law requiring reading of the Bible in...
- Burnley's progress offers schools hope. // Crain's Detroit Business;4/15/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 15, p8
Focuses on the contribution of chief executive officer Kenneth Burnley on the improvement of public schools in Detroit, Michigan. Plans of constructing and remodeling school buildings; Approval of voters on the issue of schools' bond; Number of nonteaching employees laid off by the executive.
- Schools' $1B in spending was good for all of us. // Crain's Detroit Business;12/8/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 49, p8
As tough as the economy has been for the past two and a half years, consider this: The Detroit Public Schools have been pumping $40 million a month into the local economy with construction projects in Michigan over the past three years. Because construction has been spread out in multiple school...