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Vergara trial resumes today with more ‘expert’ testimony

LA School Report | February 13, 2014

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Beatriz Vergara

Beatiz Vergara, the lead plaintiff

The Vergara v California trial continues this morning, with Dan Goldhaber, an expert in education policy at the University of Washington, continuing his testimony after the court took a day off yesterday

Following him, attorneys for the plaintiffs are expected to call more expert witnesses, including Sandi Jacobs, Vice President and Managing Director for State Policy at the National Council on Teacher Quality; Arun Ramanathan, Executive Director of Education Trust—West; and Frank Fekete, an attorney with a private practice in education law in Redondo Beach.

The plaintiffs said they plan to conclude their case against the state and its two biggest teachers’ union over rules governing teachers  sometime next week.

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