ERIC Number: EJ597046
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Principal and Reference Letters.
Smith, Agnes E.; Permuth, Steve; Gray, David L.
NASSP Bulletin, v83 n605 p30-36 Nov 1999
Requests to write letters of reference for former teachers can be legally problematic. Principals should know relevant state laws; have employees sign a release from liability; provide only factual information; maintain fair personnel files; avoid telephone recommendations; disclose information on a need-to-know basis; and avoid performance comparisons. (Contains 13 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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