New law to protect teachers' jobs if students test poorly on new Common Core test this year

New law to protect teachers' jobs

New law to protect teachers' jobs (June 20, 2014 5:05 PM)

Lawmakers have approved a safety net for local teachers when it comes to the new Common Core test.

Under the new measure, low-rated teachers in New York wouldn't be at risk of losing their jobs based simply on student performance.

The change would only apply to the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years.

The bill now needs the signature of Gov. Andrew Cuomo....

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