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Teacher Seniority

Pa. Supreme Court Denies School District’s Request For Ruling On Teacher Seniority ProtectionsThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided not to decide whether the Philadelphia School District has the power to impose work rule changes on teachers next fall.
School District of Philadelphia Scraps Teacher Seniority RulesIf the School District of Philadelphia has its way, seniority won't play as big a role in filling classrooms next year.
Pa. Legislators See Better Chance For Bill Requiring Merit-Based Teacher LayoffsSupporters of the legislation say the situation in Philadelphia is shining a new light on the process of teacher furloughs in Pennsylvania.