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Last Updated: 2/22/2010
Budget Issue: Governor proposes to remove requirement that school districts base teacher layoff, transfer, and assignment decisions on seniority.
Program: California Department of Education
Finding or Recommendation: Beginning in 2012, require districts to use performance evaluations in place of seniority for layoff, transfer, and assignment decisions.
Further Detail

For more detail, please see the "Use of Seniority in Staffing Decisions" section of The 2010-11 Budget: Proposition 98 and K-12 Education report.