ERIC Number: ED233494
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Tenure Appeals: Opinions 1-79 to 26-79 of the Secretary of Education. Also Includes 15-77A, 29-77; and 18, 22, 28, 38, and 39 of 1978. Volume IX.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Decisions by the Pennsylvania Secretary of Education contained in this publication are on appeals made by 33 professional school personnel against actions taken by their school boards. For each case, the employee (appellant) and district (appellee) are cited with a teacher tenure appeal number, the reason for the appeal, findings of fact that summarize the actions of the appellant and appellee, a discussion of the case citing relevant legal precedents, and the decision made by the secretary. At the end of the publication the 33 cases are categorized under causes for dismissal as follows: immorality, persistent and willful violation of school law, persistent negligence, professional employee status, incompetency, demotion in type of position, demotion in salary, accumulated sick leave and sabbatical, entitlement of back pay, and mandatory retirement age. (MLF)
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Board of Education Policy, Career Change, Competence, Court Litigation, Due Process, Educational Malpractice, Elementary Secondary Education, Moral Issues, School Districts, School Law, Social Behavior, State Departments of Education, Teacher Dismissal, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Tenure
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania