PBS NewsHour

Debating tenure protections for public school teachers

Clip: 06/10/2014 | 9m 32s

A California judge ruled that the state’s tenure protections for public school teachers are unconstitutional. Students who sued the state argued that the tenure policies denied their right to a quality education. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Joshua Pechthalt, president of the California Federation of Teachers, and Russlynn Ali, former assistant secretary to the Department of Education.

Aired: 06/10/14

Rating: NR

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