ERIC Number: ED026710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Extended Leaves of Absence for Classroom Teachers.
Educational Research Service Circular, n2 Feb 1966
Extended leave of absence policies for classroom teachers in 129 school systems with enrollments of 25,000 or more are reported for 1965-66 in this national survey. A table lists, in order of descending frequency, the following purposes for which leaves are granted: (1) Military service, (2) professional study, (3) maternity, (4) exchange teaching abroad, (5) restoration of health, (6) paid sabbatical, (7) service for professional organizations, (8) government service, (9) Department of Defense schools, (10) travel, (11) research, (12) exchange teaching in the U.S., (13) appointment or election to political office, and (14) work experience. The table presents the number and percent of school systems granting extended leaves of absence for each purpose. Representative samples of school district policies covering the various types of extended leaves are also presented. (TT)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Health, Leaves of Absence, Military Service, National Surveys, Pregnancy, Professional Associations, Public School Teachers, Research, Sabbatical Leaves, School Districts, Study, Teacher Exchange Programs, Work Experience
Educational Research Service, 1201 Sixteenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($.75).
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Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators, Washington, DC.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.