ERIC Number: EJ842214
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
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Lose Your Job, Then Sue the Board?
Cox, Betty; Zirkel, Perry A.
School Administrator, v66 n5 p24-29 May 2009
The authors' recent study of all published decisions in state and federal courts concerning superintendent termination led to a surprising finding: The decisions overwhelmingly favored school districts. In this article, the authors examine several superintendents' intriguing cases. The authors also discuss practical lessons for superintendents.
Descriptors: Federal Courts, Superintendents, Court Litigation, School Districts, Job Layoff, Employment, Dismissal (Personnel), Financial Exigency, Evaluation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Fourteenth Amendment