September 13 | Contra Costa Times

By Matthias Gafni

A controversial union-backed bill aimed at streamlining the teacher dismissal process -- in the wake of a number of high-profile abuse cases -- passed the Legislature on late Thursday and is headed to the governor's desk.

Critics say Assembly Bill 375...will actually worsen the multilayered firing procedure. ..."It's a new opportunity for an employee to get reinstated," Lucia said. "It's an additional monkey wrench."

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