Attorneys Theodore Boutrous, far right, and Marcellus McRae, second from right , take questions from the media, as they are joined by nine California public school students who are suing the state to abolish its laws on teacher tenure, seniority and other protections, during a news conference outside the Los Angeles Superior court in January 2014.// Their case Vergara v. California is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers.
Attorneys Theodore Boutrous, far right, and Marcellus McRae, second from right , take questions from the media, as they are joined by nine California public school students who are suing the state to abolish its laws on teacher tenure, seniority and other protections, during a news conference outside the Los Angeles Superior court in January 2014.// Their case Vergara v. California is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers. NICK UT Associated Press file
Attorneys Theodore Boutrous, far right, and Marcellus McRae, second from right , take questions from the media, as they are joined by nine California public school students who are suing the state to abolish its laws on teacher tenure, seniority and other protections, during a news conference outside the Los Angeles Superior court in January 2014.// Their case Vergara v. California is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers. NICK UT Associated Press file

California teacher tenure case going to appellate court

February 24, 2016 3:34 PM