The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies
Original post made by concerned parent, Country Fair, on Feb 23, 2011
Victims of the Churn: The Damaging Impact of California's Teacher Layoff Policies on Schools, Students, and Communities in Three Large School Districts.
"California's students, particularly its poorest students, need great teachers. Unfortunately, California's seniority based teacher layoff system puts adult privileges over student needs. Newer teachers are laid off first, regardless of how well they do their jobs."