NewsOK.COMOklahoma House Democrats opposed a Republican-backed bill that would do away with the ‘trial de novo’ portion of teachers’ due-process laws.

 

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT NEWSOK.COM

 

Voting along party lines, the Republican-controlled House passed a bill Tuesday that would strip public schoolteachers of the “trial de novo” portion of their due-process laws.

House Bill 1380, by Rep. Corey Holland, a former teacher, passed 69-31 with Republicans voting for it and all 31 Democrats voting against it.

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Oklahoma House approves measure changing teacher due-process system