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NJ Senate Panel Advances Teacher-Tenure Bill

A New Jersey state Senate committee has unanimously advanced a bill that would make teacher tenure harder to attain and easier to lose.

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The measure approved Monday by the Budget Committee now advances to the full Senate. The Assembly is considering a similar measure with the same reform goal.

The concept of overhauling teacher tenure is a major tenant for those who want to improve public-school education.

Both versions of the bill have support from an array of disparate education advocacy groups. But the groups all have concerns about some provisions.

A spokesman for Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that the governor supports the bill adopted in the Senate and awaits the final version.

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