Mealey's Labor & Employment - Trial Begins In Students' Suit Challenging California Teacher Employment Laws

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Trial Begins In Students' Suit Challenging California Teacher Employment Laws

LOS ANGELES - The trial in the lawsuit filed by California students against the state challenging teacher employment laws started Jan. 27 in the Los Angeles County Superior Court with opening statements from counsel for the students, the state and the intervening teacher unions as well as testimony from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) superintendent who argued that the existing probationary period of 18 months is not sufficient to allow the identification of "grossly ineffective" teachers (Beatriz Vergara, et al. v. State of California, et al., No. BC484642, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

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