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New York Lawsuit

New York Lawsuit

We’re helping New York families fight for the great teachers their children deserve by challenging factory-era laws that keep poorly-performing teachers in the classroom.

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New York Daily News: Plaintiff Keoni Wright…

By Josh Greenman December 14, 2014 Wright vs. New York: Get used to the name of that lawsuit. Brownsville native Keoni Wright, father of twin girls, is the named plaintiff in a case that, if … Learn More

Middle-Class Pay Elusive for Teachers, Report…

By Motoko Rich The New York Times 12/3/14 "Over the course of their careers, teachers in certain cities earn far less than those in others and reach the top of the pay scale far later, making it … Learn More

California students take a stand to topple…

PBS Newshour 11/29/14 A 2012 legal case brought by nine public school students in California, who argued the state's teacher tenure laws denied their right to a quality education, ended a few … Learn More

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New York Daily News: Plaintiff Keoni Wright…

By Josh Greenman December 14, 2014 Wright vs. New York: Get used to the name of that lawsuit. Brownsville native Keoni Wright, father of twin girls, is the named plaintiff in a case that, if … Learn More

[VIDEO] Our Voices Will Be Heard…

Nine brave parents from across New York State have sued the state against specific statutes that make it nearly impossible to keep ineffective teachers out of the classroom. These are the plaintiffs … Learn More

[PRESS RELEASE] Wright vs. NY Plaintiffs File…

NEW YORK – The Wright vs. NY plaintiffs who brought suit in July against the State of NY alleging that the State’s teacher tenure, dismissal and layoff policies violate their children’s constitutional … Learn More