Raylene Monterroza takes questions from the media, as she is joined by eight other California public school students who are suing the state to abolish its laws on teacher tenure, seniority and other

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Raylene Monterroza takes questions from the media, as she is joined by eight other 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 Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Their case Vergara v. California is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) less 

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Tue, Jan 28, 2014 12:59 PM EST