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Under Restructured Rules, Kansas Teachers Lose Tenure

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Under Restructured Rules, Kansas Teachers Lose Tenure

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Under Restructured Rules, Kansas Teachers Lose Tenure

Under Restructured Rules, Kansas Teachers Lose Tenure

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Kansas lawmakers have passed a bill to make it easier to fire teachers. The legislation will take away some of the employment protections offered to teachers. Supporters say school administrators need the flexibility to remove teachers who aren't performing, but as Kansas Public Radio's Stephen Koranda reports, teachers argue this will allow them to be fired for unfair reasons.

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