San Francisco Chronicle
A few observations about Tuesday’s ruling by a judge in Los Angeles declaring California’s teacher tenure and seniority laws unconstitutional: It was a blockbuster. It’s headed for higher courts, probably the state Supreme Court. And — as those courts may point out — there are some topics the judge, for some reason, didn’t address.
After presiding over the trial of a suit by nine students, funded by a nonprofit called Students Matter, Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu made his abhorrence for the present system clear. California teachers are evaluated for tenure after less