|SC||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Teacher Employment|
Requires local school districts to notify teachers of their employment for the 2013-2014 academic year by May 5, 2013. Provides that a conti...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Modifies Teacher Dismissal Policies; Teacher Evaluations|
Modifies teacher dismissal and nonrenewal policies and procedures....
|CO||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Confidentiality of K-12 Educator Performance Data|
Authorizes access to a teacher's evaluation reports for an individual responsible for reviewing a nonprobationary teacher's appeal. Provides...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||School personnel evaluation policies and grievance procedures.|
H.B. 2151/S.B. 1223
Makes several changes to the processes by which teachers and certain administrators are evaluated and to the grievance procedure process. Re...
|NJ||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Teacher Evaluation and Tenure|
Creates the Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey (TEACHNJ) Act.
Defines "evaluation" as a process based ...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Teacher Induction Period|
Extends the induction contract period from one year to three years. After three years, a teacher is eligible for employment at the annual c...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Teacher and Administrator (Not Superintendent) Contract Renewal/Non-Renewal|
S.B. 316 - Teacher and Administrator (Not Superintendent) Contract Renewal/Non-Renewal
From final bill analysis: Extends the deadlines for a district or educational service center (ESC) to notify a teacher or administrator that...
|TX||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Hearings and Appeals|
19 TAC 157.1041, 1055, 1071, 1072, 1081, 1082, 1083, 1084, 1101, 1102,1103
Amends various sections concerning hearings and appeals that address general provisions for hearings before the commissioner of education, s...
|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...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Teacher Tenure|
(Sec. 57) Requires school superintendents to incorporate evaluations into decisions about granting tenure to all certified professional scho...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Nonrenewal and Suspensions of Teacher Contracts|
Amends the date by which a local board must notify a probationary teacher of nonrenewal of teacher's contract for the following school year,...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Teacher Suspension, Dismissal|
Provides a director of schools may suspend a teacher at any time that may seem necessary prior to dismissal occurring, pending investigation...
|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. ...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Teacher Tenure, Dismisal and Evaluation|
Eliminates teacher tenure for new employees hired after July 2012. Teachers rated highly effective for five years within a six-year period w...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Assignment of Certified or Classified Staff to Alternative Education Programs|
Defines "alternative education program." Prohibits a superintendent from assigning an employee to an alternative education program in the di...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Hearing Officers and Disciplinary Hearings|
A.B. 9057 - Hearing Officers and Disciplinary Hearings
Part 2, Section 1: Amends provisions related to disciplinary hearings for school employees with tenure. Amends provisions related to the com...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Teacher Evaluations- Transfer|
Requires local boards of education to consider a transferring teacher's evaluations from a prior LEA in making tenure decisions. Allows the ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Teachers; Date Changes for Contract Renewal for Those Without Continuing Contract Status|
S.B. 278/H.B. 76
Shifts the date of effective contract renewal for those teachers without continuing contract status from April 15 to June 15. This bill is i...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Teacher Tenure|
Provides that any teacher who is not in or beyond the fourth consecutive term of employment with the school district prior to July 1, 2016, ...
|WI||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Notification of nonrewal or renewal|
S.B. 2 - Contract Renewal Elements
Moves date for notification of teacher contract renewals/nonrenewals from March 15 to May 15.
|OH||Repealed by referendum 11/2011||P-12||Teacher Tenure|
S.B. 5 - Teacher Tenure
Abolishes continuing contracts for teachers, except for those continuing contracts in existence prior to the effective date of the bill. Rev...
|OH||Repealed by referendum 11/2011||P-12||Teacher, Principal, Superintendent and Other Employee Compensation|
S.B. 5 - Compensation sections
--Public employee pay: Does away with salary schedules and replaces with salary "ranges." Requires performance-based pay for teachers and no...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Continuing Tenure of Certificated Teachers|
From Legislative Staff Summary: Specifies that a probationary teacher rated as effective or highly effective is not subject to displacement ...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Amends Teacher Tenure Law|
From Legislative Staff Summary - Allows a teacher on continuing tenure to be dismissed or demoted for a reason that is not arbitrary and cap...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Certain Subjects Excluded From Collective Bargaining Agreement|
From Legislative Staff Summary - Amends the public employment relations Act to prohibit decisions about the following subjects from being in...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Evaluations of Probationary Teachers|
Requires a school board to adopt a plan for at least three written periodic evaluations of probationary teachers throughout a school year. R...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Probationary Period, Discharge or Demotion|
For teachers in first class city school districts, requires a school board to adopt a plan for at least three written periodic evaluations o...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Professional Development, Evaluation, and Peer Coaching|
Allows a school board and the exclusive representative of the teachers to develop through joint agreement a teacher evaluation and peer revi...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Voiding of Staff Contracts|
S.B. 8 - Voiding and Nonrenewal of Staff Contracts
From bill summary: Revises and expand the grounds for rendering a district employee's probationary, continuing or term contract void on the ...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Employees with Void Contracts|
S.B. 8 - Employees with Void Contracts
From bill summary: Revises and expands the grounds for rendering a district employee's probationary, continuing or term contract void on the...
|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 ...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Hearing on Proposed Nonrenewal of Teacher Contract|
S.B. 8 - Hearing on Proposed Nonrenewal of Teacher Contract
From bill summary: Authorizes the board of trustees of a district with an enrollment of at least 5,000 students to designate a licensed atto...
|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...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Teaching Specialized Courses/Teacher Contract Renewal Notification|
H.B. 6499 - Sec. 3, 14
Sec. 3 - Allows the Commissioner of Education, upon request from a board of education for a district that has a school with grades K-8, to p...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Secondary School Reform Act Delay/Teacher Evaluations/Tenure/Student Governance Councils/6th Grade Student Success Plan|
Secondary School Reform Act - Delays by two years the implementation of the secondary school reform requirements enacted in 2010 that: (1) I...
|IN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Teacher Evaluations and Renewal|
Establishes an annual staff performance evaluation that categorizes teachers as highly effective, effective, improvement necessary, or ineff...
|IN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Probationary Status and Cancellation of Teacher Contracts|
S.B. 1 - Teacher Contract Renewal
Adds new sections of law (20-28-6-7.5 and 20-28-7.5). PROBATIONARY STATUS: For teachers not under contract prior to 7/2012, a teacher is con...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Modifies Law Governing Teacher Career Status|
Modifies the law governing teacher career status. Creates a definition of "inadequate performance" for teachers: failure to perform at a pro...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Teacher Dismissal; Suspension or Revocation of Teacher Licensure|
S.B. 7 - Teacher Dismissal; Suspension or Revocation of Teacher Licensure
Repeals provision allowing teacher to be dismissed for failure to complete a 1-year remediation plan with a "satisfactory" or better rating;...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Teacher Employment (Attainment of Tenure)|
S.B. 7 - Teacher Employment (Attainment of Tenure)
Applies to all districts (Note: The probationary period has been 4 years since 1998): Increases teacher probationary period to 4 consecutive...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Dismissal of Teacher in Continued Service|
S.B. 7 - Dismissal of Teacher in Continued Service
Applies to all districts: Requires that the dismissal notice of a teacher in continued service (other than an honorable dismissal) include a...
|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...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Teacher Continuting Contract Offers/Probationary Teacher Evaluation|
Requires three years of experience in a school administrative unit before a teacher may receive a continuing contract offer. Requires the su...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
|Employer and Employee Rights|
Establishes the Students First Act of 2011. Establishes the purposes of this act. Provides definitions. Provides no action may be proposed o...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Written Notices of Termination|
Eliminates the requirement that written notices of termination for K-12 teachers in public schools contain a statement of prior authorizatio...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Requires Posting of Various Paths Leading to Teacher Certification and Tenure|
Requires the state Department of Education to develop an informational form that lists and explains the various paths that can be taken in o...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
|Repeals Various Obsolete Education Provisions|
Repeals provisions relating to programs that were never implemented or are no longer funded. The programs are: Digital Divide Council and th...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Teacher Certification & Tenure/Employment for Military Spouses|
Requires the state Department of Education to develop a specified form relating to teacher certification and tenure and to post the form on ...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Revises Due Process Provisions for Teachers and Administrators|
Modifies and deletes several substantive elements related to teacher contract definitions and the Teacher Due Process Act of 1990. Deletes c...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Teacher Non-Renewal, Tenure|
From the Fiscal Note: Changes, from May 15 to June 15, the date by which teachers must receive termination notices and by which teachers and...
|FL||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Teacher Contracts|
S.B. 736 - Teacher Contracts
Repeals existing language in section 1012.33 regarding procedures after employee performance deficiencies have been identified. Provides tha...
|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...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Tenure|
S. F. 146--Tenure
Requires districts to evaluate teacher performance, based in part upon standards set by State Board of Education.
--Initial contract teacher...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Career Employees Resigning Without Agreement of Superintendent|
Requires superintendents to report to the state board of education on career employees who resign without the written agreement of the super...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Dismissal Section|
This section addresses employment status of career teachers (defined in this section), probationary teachers and administrators. A principa...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Teacher /Principal Evaluation and Tenure|
Calls for the development of a teacher evaluation system in which at least 50% of the evaluation is determined by the academic growth of the...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
Authorizes a district board of education for a district with an average daily membership of more than 30,000 which implements an alternative...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Teacher Tenure Reciprocity|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 9
Provides that any certified teacher or administrator employed by a local or regional board of education for a school district identified as ...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Notification of Teacher Contract Renewal|
Permitted local school districts to delay by one month the date by which they must to notify teachers of whether their contract was renewed ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Change in Teacher Notification Requirement|
Changes, from April 15 to May 15, the annual date by which teachers must be notified in writing of their dismissal, reelection, or that thei...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Extends Probationary Period of Employment and Adds Student Growth to Evaluation Process|
H.B. 1263 - Tenure and Evaluation Sections
Extends the probationary period of employment (nontenure) for certificated employees from 2 years to 3 years, requires that nontenured certi...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Continuation of Certified Personnel Contracts|
Relates to annual contracts for certified K-12 personnel. Extends to May 15 (for the 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13 school years only) the de...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Teacher Contracts|
Relates to indefinite teacher contracts; removes the age limitof 71 for teachers who hold an indefinite contract. Effective July 1, 2010.
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Teacher Mentorships and Evaluation|
District must provide for the mentorship and evaluation of level one teachers. At the end of each year and at the end of the license period,...
|TN||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010 - Teacher-Related Provisions|
S.B. 7005A - H.B. 7010A
Creates a Teacher Evaluation Advisory Committee (TEAC) composed of 15 members, including the Commissioner of Education, the Executive Direct...
|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...
|AZ||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Teacher Contracts|
H.B. 2011--Section 17
Section 15-536 removes deadlines for districts to offer teaching contracts or notify of a general salary reduction and eliminate a prohibiti...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Teacher Tenure|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.08
From the DOE summary of H.B. 1:
Makes regular classroom teachers who become licensed for the first time on or after January 1, 2011, eligib...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Termination of Teacher Contracts|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.16 and 3319.161
From DOE summary of H.B. 1: Eliminates "gross inefficiency or immorality" and "willful and persistent violations of reasonable regulations o...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Elimination of Tenure for Non-Certified Employees in St. Louis City School District|
S.B. 291 - Tenure
Eliminates tenure protection for non-certified employees in the St. Louis City School District who are hired after August 28, 2009.
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Contract Renewal Notifications|
Modifies date by which certain notifications regarding contracts must occur (from April 10 to first Monday in June). Teachers who choose not...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Due Process in Large Districts|
Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-5-512(c), is amended by deleting subdivision (1) in its entirety and by substituting instead the follow...
|OK||Vetoed 05/2009||P-12||School District Empowerment Program|
Relates to schools; establishes the School District Empowerment Program; states purpose; exempts certain districts from certain statutory re...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Dismissal Prior to Contract End|
Revises due process provisions relates to discharge for cause of a teacher, principal or assistant superintendent prior to the expiration of...
|WA||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS|
Amends rules concerning collective bargaining agreements. Allows collective bargaining agreements between cities, counties, school districts...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2008||P-12||Probationary Period of Employment for Non-Tenured Educators|
Repeals statute pertaining to the probationary period of employment for non-tenured teachers, principals and vice-principals so as to come i...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Procedures for Nonrenewal of a Teacher Contract|
Changes the procedures for nonrenewal of a teacher contract; authorizes an aggrieved teacher to petition the State Board of Education for a ...
|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||Alternative Procedures for Teacher Evaluation, Remediation and Removal for Cause|
pp 29-30: Authorizes the Chicago school board and the exclusive representative of the district's teachers to establish alternative procedure...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Contract Renewal Date|
Changes the date by which a school district must give notice of contract renewal to a probationary teacher (from April 1 to March 15).
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Modifies Procedures Related to Dismissals|
H.B. 1302/S.B. 2342
Specifies procedures related to teacher dismissal hearings. Specifies that the hearing the teacher may demand will be before an "impartial h...
|WV||Proposed Rule COMMENT DEADLINE: 06/01/2007 08/20/2007 Rule Adoption 05/2007||Postsec.|
Title 133, Series 9
Amends rules regarding academic freedom and responsibility, appointment, promotion, tenure, non- reappointment or dismissal of faculty, and ...
|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...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Teacher Tenure Determinations|
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 9
Directs the regents to promulgate rules establishing minimum standards and procedures for tenure determinations for teachers in all district...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School District Employee Termination Procedure|
Modifies procedures for the termination or discontinuation of a school district career employee's contract. http://le.utah.gov/~2007/bills/h...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Revoking Educator Licenses and Terminating Employment|
Concerns requirements for educators; clarifies grounds on which the department of education may deny, annul, suspend, or revoke an educator'...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Teacher Tenure Probation Period|
Requires tenured teacher who resigns and subsequently returns to the school system to serve one-year probationary period before tenure can b...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Teacher Employment and Age Discrimination|
Concerns education; prohibits discrimination based on age against teachers in employment decisions. Removes provision for teacher's tenure t...
|TN||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||Denial, Suspension and Revocation of Teacher Licenses|
Outlines reasons for suspension, denial and revocation of license.Provides process for restoration a of license. TENNESSEE 9886
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Amends Cause for Dismissal or Nonrenewal|
One portion of this bill addresses career employee dismissal or nonrenewal. Defines "Willful or intentional misconduct" as conduct that jeop...
|CA||Rejected by voters 11/2005||P-12||Teacher Tenure Waiting Period|
Ballot Measure 4 (Proposition 74)
Increases length of time required before a teacher may become a permanent employee to five complete consecutive school
years. Authorizes sch...
|MI||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Continuing tenure of certified teachers|
Relates to the continuing tenure of office of certificated teachers in public educational institutions; provides for probationary periods; r...
|MO||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 07/2005||P-12||Metropolitan school district's teacher tenure|
Currently, both metropolitan school district teachers and principals are included in the section of the Metropolitan school district's teach...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Dismissal of teachers|
Adds a definition for incompetence.
The school board may dismiss any teacher found by them to be immoral or who has not satisfactorily main...
|MI||(H) PLACED ON SECOND READING 06/2005||P-12||Discharge or demotion of a teacher on continuing tenure|
Except as otherwise provided in section 1a of this article, discharge or demotion of a teacher on continuing
tenure may be made only for rea...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Report cards/ teacher tenure|
Currently, school districts are required to produce an annual
accountability report card for each school building, distribute
|MO||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
The current definition of "teacher" in the teacher tenure act includes certified teachers who teach at the pre-kindergarten level. This act ...
|DE||SIGNED 04/2005||P-12||Communications Regarding Teacher Termination|
Requires that formal communications between a teacher and a school board relating to the termination of the teacher's services be sent via c...
|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 ...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Teacher Employment|
Requirements for providing notice of contract renewal or nonrenewal do not apply to teachers and administrators hired after January first. h...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Teacher Contracts|
Adds several new sections related to terminating or nonrenewing a teacher's contract -- most regarding notice. Until a teacher is in or beyo...
|SC||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Teacher Contracts|
Relates to teacher assessments and teacher certification; changes references from student teachers to teacher candidates; removes provisiona...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Teacher Tenure Law|
Relating to the Teacher Tenure Law: transfers, suspensions, and contract cancellations, hearing procedures, different procedures for major a...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Fair Dismissal Act|
Relates to public school employees, Fair Dismissal Act, transfers, terminations, suspensions, procedure before local board of education, app...
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Due Process|
Establishes emergency rules regarding due process hearings, hearing procedure, and probationary teachers. OKLAHOMA REG 12998 (SN)...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Department Report on Teacher Tenure|
H.B. 4391 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 801. The department shall furnish a report to the legislature on teacher tenure by December 31, 2003. The report shall include at least...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Probationary Period for Career Teachers|
Shortens the probationary period for career teachers when they change school systems or return to teaching after leaving the profession....
|NH||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Nonrenewal of Teacher Contracts|
Relates to the process for nonrenewal of teacher contracts. Adds provisions that a request for review under this section constitutes the ex...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School District Employment Policies|
If the district has an Internet website, the district is required to place the board's employment policies on that website. At each school i...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Rehiring Experienced Teachers|
Under current law, a person who is employed as a teacher by a school district for the first time, or who has not been employed by the distri...
|AL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teacher Tenure Act|
Relates to the Teacher Tenure Act; streamlines the contest and appeals processes for teachers; clarifies the procedures to be followed when ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Immorality Grounds for Dismissal of School Employees|
Adds a charge of immorality as a cause for dismissal of a teacher, bus driver, or permanent employee; defines immorality as conviction of a ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Career Teacher Component|
H.B. 1767 (Omnibus Bill)
Defines career teacher pretermination hearing as the informal proceeding before the local board of education held for the purpose of providi...
|GA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teacher Compensation and Contracts|
Provides for an annual increase in state pay for certain teachers; individuals who first became teachers on or after July 1, 2000, acquire r...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Teachers and Professional Employees Contracts|
Relates to annual contracts for teachers; provides that teacher and other professional employee contracts shall be complete in all terms and...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Teacher Suspension|
Previously, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) appointed an examiner on a rotating basis when it is notified of a contract dispute. If both ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Public School Teacher Contracts|
Currently, school districts seeking an alternative to discharging a teacher employed under a continuing contract, or terminating or nonrenew...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Special Schools Teacher Tenure|
States that existing provision barring teachers promoted to a higher position in a special school after from gaining tenure in such position...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Nonpermanent Teacher Contracts|
Allows flexibility in the time when a school corporation must hold a conference on the nonrenewal of the contract of a nonpermanent teacher ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Requirement to Report School Employee Nonrenewal or Termination Due to Alleged or Actual Misconduct|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Requires any local board, superintendent or head of any nonpublic school to report to the state educational examiners board every instance o...
|AZ||Signed by Governor 04/2003||P-12||Classroom Performance; Teacher Reemployment|
Provides that the governing board of a school district shall develop a definition of inadequacy of classroom performance relating to the boa...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Nonrenewal or Termination of Contract Hearings|
Amends language relating to hearings provided upon notice of nonrenewal or termination of contracts of employment. http://www.kslegislature....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Teacher Right to Witnesses|
Allows a teacher to have a witness or representative of the teacher's choice present during any disciplinary or grievance matter upon reques...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Personnel|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Section 53A-3-411 prohibits local boards from entering into a collective bargaining agreement that prohibits or limits individual contracts ...
|SC||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||District Personnel Furlough|
(Joint Resolution) Provides that the school districts of this state may furlough district personnel to the extent necessary to avoid a year ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Exchange Teacher Programs|
Clarifies the status of teachers participating in foreign exchange programs for purposes of retirement and tenure; includes any nonimmigrant...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Short-Term Empoyees|
Amends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act; provides that the employee must not have a reasonable expectation (instead a reasonable...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Charter School Funding and Teacher Status|
States that teachers at charter schools are to receive probationary and tenure status and seniority provided that they fill the requirements...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Reemployment of Teachers|
Specifies that the right to remain on the preferred list for employment would be in effect until: (1) The teacher refuses a bona fide offer ...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Appeals Processes|
Session Law Number 260., Clarifies the right to appeal to a local board of education and to require notice of the dismissal, demotion or sus...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Due Process|
Eliminates hearings officer level from procedure for appeals by teachers and administrators to Fair Dismissal Appeals Board; directs Fair Di...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Drug Offenses -- Teachers|
Requires immediate suspension and dismissal of teachers convicted of certain drug offenses. Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 5....
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Teacher Termination/Suspension Policy|
Prohibits school districts from terminating, suspending, or not renewing the contracts of nonprobationary status teachers without just cause...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Mechanism & Standards for Nonrenewal of Licensed School Employees|
Education Employment Procedures Law of 2001. It is the intent of the legislature to provide for accountability in the teaching profession an...
|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...
|OR||Unofficially rejected by voters 11/2000||P-12||Performance Pay, Seniority|
V. 19; (NEW BILL)
(Initiative No. 29 Measure 95) Amends the Oregon Constitution regarding performance pay for teachers; provides that student learning determi...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2000||Postsec.|
|Communtiy College Tenure Issues|
Chapter No. 124; Under existing law, if a case concerning the granting of tenure of community college faculty proceeds to arbitration with r...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Teacher and Principal Performance|
Provides for the Teacher Accountability Act; provides for performance-based contracts for principals; provides for alternative principal cer...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Notice of Non-renewal|
Revises the time limits for a school board of trustees to give notice to the certificated employees on renewable contract status from May 25...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Annual Contracts|
Requires school districts to develop support programs for use by teachers on annual contract with the district; requires district support pr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Grievance Procedures|
Amends the teacher grievance procedure to require that members of the three-person fact-finding panel have no prior involvement with the mat...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill --Tenure Component|
Enacts the A Plus Education Reform Act of 2000. A portion of this act abolishes tenure: All contracts must be in writing. Any teacher or o...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Apprentice Teachers|
Specifies the teacher employed as probationary teacher for 1 year and as an apprentice teacher for 2 years will be considered as having met ...