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Changing the process to fire teachers for cause




Protestors march near Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles, California.
Protestors march near Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles, California.
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California has some of the most detailed laws in the nation laying out how and when public school teachers can be fired. Tomorrow in Sacramento, a state Senate committee will look at two competing bills that would rewrite those laws.

The process has been under especially close scrutiny lately, in the wake of a teacher sexual abuse scandal in Los Angeles. The California Report's Krissy Clark investigates.