Tag Archives: trial de novo

State education board adopts new rules reflecting repeal of trial de novo for fired teachers (access required)

Members of the State Board of Education approved new emergency rules Thursday reflecting legislation that repealed the trial de novo process for terminated career teachers. Under trial de novo, a teacher could appeal his or her termination directly to district ...

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Capitol week in review (April 11-15) (access required)

Just because things go relatively quiet on the Fourth Floor of the State Capitol, that doesn’t necessarily mean nothing is happening—quite the opposite, in fact. There comes a time every session, usually post-major-deadlines, when the legislating process takes on a ...

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Quick take for Monday morning at the Capitol (access required)

This morning, Senate committees approved the following nominations, to be sent before the full Senate for confirmation: Phyllis Hudecki, secretary of education. Glenn Coffee, secretary of state and cabinet secretary of state. Albert Ashwood, director of the Department of Civil ...

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Capitol week in review (March 14-18) (access required)

And what a week it was. Not only were members of both houses careening along on the runaway train known as original-house floor deadline week, but dissent in one body boiled over in public and two lawmakers were hit with ...

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