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ERIC Number: ED010774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Mar
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A SURVEY OF PERSONNEL WELFARE PROVISIONS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS...IN PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS ENROLLING 6,000 OR MORE PUPILS.
BURTON, DONALD B.
TO PROVIDE TEACHERS WITH INFORMATION FOR USE IN NEGOTIATION WITH BOARDS OF EDUCATION, DATA ON FRINGE BENEFITS AND WORKING CONDITIONS FROM 415 OF THE 600 SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN 48 STATES THAT ENROLL AT LEAST 6,000 PUPILS ARE PRESENTED. FRINGE BENEFIT INFORMATION COVERS SICK LEAVE, PERSONAL OR EMERGENCY LEAVE, SABBATICAL LEAVE, SEVERANCE OR TERMINAL PAY, AND INSURANCE PROGRAMS. WORKING CONDITIONS DISCUSSED INCLUDE DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIODS, TEACHER AIDES, LENGTH OF SCHOOL YEAR AND SCHOOL DAY, AND ASSIGNED HOURS PER TEACHER PER DAY. AMONG THE MAJOR FINDINGS WERE (1) 60 PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEMS ALLOW 10 DAYS OF SICK LEAVE PER YEAR, AND 15 PERCENT ALLOW 15 DAYS, (2) 58 PERCENT PROVIDE A FULLY PAID PERSONAL OR EMERGENCY LEAVE, (3) 70 PERCENT OF THE EARNED SABBATICALS WERE NEVER GRANTED IN THE 219 SCHOOL SYSTEMS THAT PROVIDE FOR PAID SABBATICALS, (4) ABOUT 10 PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE PROVISIONS FOR SEVERANCE PAY, (5) 42 PERCENT OFFER HOSPITAL INSURANCE, AND (6) 59 PERCENT OF THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, 65 PERCENT OF THE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS, AND 67 PERCENT OF THE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS HAVE A 30-MINUTE, DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIOD, (7) 41 PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEMS HAVE SOME TEACHER AIDE PROGRAM, AND (8) 190 DAYS OF TEACHER ATTENDANCE IS GENERALLY CONTRACTED FOR. (LC)
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Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers: Illinois (Chicago)