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California’s Tenure Law and Classroom Discipline

Beatriz Vegara was 15 when she said that one of her teachers fell asleep during class. Another of her teachers told Latino students that they would end up cleaning houses for a living.

Brandon Debose, Jr. said that his 10th grade geometry teacher had spent 10 minutes of class taking roll, didn’t explain the work, and expected students to learn math on their own.

In each of these classes, one can only imagine the discipline problems that existed.

Rather than just complain, these students did something about it. Backed by an advocacy group, they sued the California school system and testified about their experiences.

Judge Rolf Treu who heard the case ruled that the California teacher tenure system is … >>>