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ERIC Number: ED019748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 22
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Reference Count: 0
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A NEW TENURE ACT. MIMEOGRAPH MONOGRAPH SERIES.
LEAHY, MARY LEE
THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS A PROPOSAL FOR A NEW TENURE ACT FOR TEACHERS. SEVEN UNIQUE FEATURES OF THE ACT ARE NOTED--(1) IT COVERS EVERYONE EXCEPT THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT AND THE SUPERINTENDENT, (2) PROBATION IS LIMITED TO TWO NORMAL SCHOOL YEARS, (3) EACH PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEE IS TO RECEIVE REGULAR EVALUATION REPORTS AND IS TO HAVE A CHANCE TO RESPOND IN WRITING, (4) A PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEE MAY TAKE THE SCHOOL BOARD TO COURT FOR WHAT HE BELIEVES TO BE AN ARBITRARY OR CAPRICIOUS FIRING, (5) A TENURED EMPLOYEE DOES NOT HAVE TO GO THROUGH THE MOCKERY OF A SCHOOL BOARD HEARING, BUT CAN RECEIVE A HEARING BEFORE A TRIPARTITE ARBITRATION BOARD, (6) SUCH AN ARBITRATION BOARD MUST HOLD A HEARING WITHIN 15 DAYS AFTER THE EMPLOYEE CONTESTS HIS DISMISSAL, AND (7) STAFF REDUCTIONS DUE TO A DECREASE IN PUPIL ENROLLMENT ARE TO BE BASED ON SENIORITY. THE FORM OF THIS NEW TENURE LAW PROPOSAL CONFORMS LARGELY TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS ITEM NUMBER M-1 FROM THE NATIONAL OFFICE OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, AFL-CIO, 1012 14TH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20005, FOR $0.35. (HW)
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Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA