UPDATED: Kansas Supreme Court upholds bill removing teacher due process

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(Developing: Updated with KNEA comment; edits throughout)

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld 2014 legislation that stripped due process rights from teachers, dismissing arguments that the bill was passed in the dead of night without much transparency.

The court found in favor of the Flinthills Unified School District in a lawsuit brought by a pair of teachers whose contracts were not going to be renewed in May 2015.

The teachers - Sallie Scribner and Mark  McNemee - sued the district contending that the Legislature violated . . .


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