|TN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Teacher Dismissal|
Amends regulations related to teachers dismissed due to a reduction in force, rehiring processes for those dismissed. Specifies that when it...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Reduction in Teacher Force|
Amends the decision to institute a reduction in force and the selection of an employee or employees subject to such reduction to be at the s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12|
|Notice of Layoff to Classified Employees|
From bill summary: Requires that written notice be given to a classified employee of a school district or community college district subject...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12|
|Reemployed Worker Who Failes to Complete Probationary Period in New Position|
From bill summary: Existing law requires that persons laid off because of lack of work or funds in a school district or community college di...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Employment Pool|
H.B. 1307 - Multiple Provisions
Creates professional and temporary employment pool for employees from a district where students have been reassigned to another district. Em...
|MA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Teacher and Principal Evaluation Systems|
Requires the State Board to establish and maintain a data system for the purpose of assessing the effectiveness of district evaluation syste...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Teacher Tenure|
Provides that a tenured teacher dismissed because of abolition of a position shall be placed on a list for reemployment in the first vacancy...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Reductions in Force|
S.B. 184 - Reductions in Force
Section 2: Prohibits a local board from adopting or implementing a policy that allows length of service to be the primary or sole determinin...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Administrator Contracts, RIFs, Furlough Days|
Replaces reference to "principal" with reference to "administrator" in certain provisions pertaining to actions to terminate or suspend a sc...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Teacher Reduction in Force and Dismissals|
Requires school boards to adopt policies that delegate reduction in force to local superintendents to dismiss teachers and other employees. ...
|OH||Repealed by referedum 11/2011||P-12||Reductions in Force|
S.B. 5 - Reductions in Force
Allows a public employer to determine the basis for selection, retention and promotion of employees, unless the public employer specifically...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluation/Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness|
From Legislative Staff Summary - Specifies provisions that must apply to personnel decisions concerning teachers when a school district or i...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Rehiring Laid-Off Teachers|
Amends provisions related to rehiring of laid-off teachers. Deletes provisions requiring that reemployment be in the reverse order of layoff...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Reduction in Force|
S.B. 8 - Reduction in Force
Repeals provision requiring reduction in force to be made in the reverse order of seniority. Replaces with provision that reductions in forc...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Termination/Nonrenewal of Teacher Contracts|
S.B. 8 - Termination/Nonrenewal of Teacher Contracts
From bill summary: Changes the deadline by which a district board of trustees is required to notify a teacher employed under a probationary ...
|NH||Became law without governor's signature 07/2011||P-12||Regulations for Nonrenomination or Nonreelection of Teachers|
Amends the length of time required for a teacher to be entitled to the rights of notification and hearing for failure to be renominated or r...
|IN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Reduction in Force|
S.B. 1 - Reduction in Force
From bill summary: Requires reduction in force to be based on performance. Requires that teachers subject to dismissal because of reduction ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Seniority Removed as Decisionmaking Factor|
H.B. 153 - Seniority Removed as Decisionmaking Factor
Specifies that seniority may not be the basis to retain a teacher, except when making a decision between teachers with comparable evaluation...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Seniority Should Not Be Used in Hiring Decisions|
S.B. 7 - Seniority Should Not Be Used in Hiring Decisions
(Does not apply to Chicago Public Schools (CPS), as CPS already requires hiring for new and vacant positions to be based on seniority.) Spec...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Reductions in Force and Teacher Recalls|
S.B. 7 - Reductions in Force and Teacher Recalls
(Does not apply to Chicago Public Schools (CPS), as CPS is already required to base layoffs on performance rather than seniority.) Makes cha...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluations and Employment|
Expands the requirements of the annual reports of accountability to include a reporting of the number and percentages of administrators, tea...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Teacher Layoff and Teacher Tenure|
Prohibits districts from using a last-hired-first-fired layoff policy when terminating school district employees. Permits a district to cons...
|FL||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Workforce Reductions|
S.B. 736 - Workforce Reductions
Repeals existing provisions requiring that workforce reductions be made pursuant to collective bargaining agreements, where such exist. Prov...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Renewable Contracts|
Section 33-515 states that it is the intent of the legislature that after January 31, 2011, no new employment contract between a school dist...
|NY||Emergency Rule Adoption 05/2010||P-12||Teacher Certification|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 80-4.3
From administrative register: The purpose of the proposed amendment is to provide flexibility from the current teacher certification require...
|AZ||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Teacher employment|
H.B. 2011--Section 14
Section 14. H--Notwithstanding any other law, a school district or charter school shall not adopt policies that provide employment retention...
|WA||Adopted 07/2009||P-12||Teacher RIF|
Stipulates that, given current budget constraints, teachers who are unemployed or subject to reduction- in-force are granted an additional t...
|OR||Rejected by voters 08/2008||P-12||Teaching Quality Requirements & Pay|
Ballot Measure 60
Enacts the Kids First Act; requires that pay raises for public school teachers shall be based upon each teacher's classroom performance and ...
|TN||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||Reduction in Number of Teachers|
Present law allows a local board of education to dismiss any teacher if it becomes necessary to reduce the number of teaching positions due ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Educational Support Personnel Employees|
Relates to a section concerning educational support personnel employees. Provides that if the hours the employee works are reduced for certa...
|NY||Vetoed 08/2007||P-12||Service Credit for Laid-Off Teachers|
Allows former members of the New York city teachers' retirement system who were suspended because of fiscal measures taken by New York city ...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Nonrenewal of a Teacher's Contract|
Allows a nonpermanent teacher ten days to request a conference with the governing body after receiving a notice of nonrenewal of the teacher...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||District Consolidation|
Revises school district consolidation plan requirements; provides for payment of costs for feasibility studies and plans per school district...
|LA||Signed into law 12/2005||P-12||Retirement Benefits|
Allows a member of any state or statewide public retirement system on involuntary furlough or leave without pay due to a gubernatorially dec...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Districts|
Requires school districts to have a reduction in force policy in each school district based upon objective criteria for a layoff and recall ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Reduction in Force Notification|
Directs any school board in a county having the urban county executive form of government to notify by May 15 those teachers who may be subj...