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Senate votes against teacher seniority

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The Republican-controlled Legislature is about ready to send Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton a bill that reduces the importance of seniority when school districts consider laying off teachers.

Senators Monday favored the proposal 36-26, with just one Democrat voting "yes." The House earlier passed a similar measure.

The bill allows school districts to decide whether to lay off a teacher largely based on performance.

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