Tenure Lawsuit Challenges Privacy of Student Evaluations


Alma Martinez sued Pomona College after it denied her tenure and dismissed her in 2013. Her lawyers want access to student evaluations of her and other professors to reinforce her claim that the college discriminated against her because she is a Hispanic woman.
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Should the confidentiality shrouding students’ evaluations of college instructors always be protected, even if it might conceal violations of the law?

A California state court is expected to take up that question on Thursday in response to Pomona...

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