Kansas teachers union sues state over termination law

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A Kansas teachers union went to court Monday morning seeking to restore a law that gave them job protection.

The Kansas National Education Association filed a lawsuit in Shawnee County District Court asking a judge to declare unconstitutional a new law that strips teachers of a right to a hearing before they are fired.

The association argues the law is unconstitutional because it came out of a bill that grouped multiple topics together, including funding for schools and corporate tax credits to encourage school choice.

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