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Document Number: 8828

State Teacher Tenure/Continuing Contract Laws PDF - States address the issue of teacher dismissal in various ways. Some have eliminated the term tenure (i.e., Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Florida); some have repealed tenure and tightened the due process timelines (i.e., Oklahoma); others have retained tenure provisions but streamlined the due process provisions (i.e., Michigan, Connecticut); and one state (Wisconsin) has stipulated the collective bargaining process as the means of determining tenure policies at the local school district level. (Dinah Frey, Education Commission of the States, October 2010)...
Author: Dinah Frey
Publication: StateNote
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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