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From the ECS State Policy Database: Background Checks - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Teaching Quality--Reduction in Force - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Teaching Quality--Teacher Attitudes - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Teaching Quality--Teacher Rights - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Teaching Quality--Tenure or Continuing Contract - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

Reduction In Force Policies PDF - This analysis highlights the primary factors considered in state "reduction in force" policies, in addition to any secondary and tertiary factors that are to be considered thereafter. It also draws attention to those states that strictly prohibit the consideration of tenure or seniority in layoff decisions, as well as those that permit tenure and/or seniority to be considered only when a tie-breaker is required for otherwise comparable teachers. (Emily Workman, ECS, April 2012) ...

Teacher Tenure or Continuing Contract Laws PDF - More state legislatures are beginning to embed teacher performance evaluation in decisions to grant tenure or to explicitly state the terms of contracts. And an increasing number of states are distinguishing between renewal at the end of a teacher’s contract and dismissal during the term of a contract. This document updates ECS’ 50-state look at teacher tenure and continuing contract laws....

California's Beginning Teachers: The Bumpy Path to a Profession - This study addresses education policies that affect beginning teachers in California—induction, clear credentialing, evaluation, and tenure. During the 1990s and early 2000s, California policymakers developed a set of policies designed to support beginning teachers, increase their effectiveness, and reduce their attrition. Landmark legislation (AB 2042) in 1998 remade the credentialing system and established the nation’s first mandatory new teacher induction program. Policies on teacher evaluation and tenure had been established earlier. How beginning teachers experience these policies is the focus of this study. (Julia E. Koppich and Daniel C. Humphrey, SRI, May 2013)...

Focus on Teacher Reform Legislation in SREB States: Tenure, Dismissal and Performance Pay Policies - This report highlights changes that SREB states made to teacher tenure, dismissal and performance pay policies in the last few years. (SREB, Nov 2011)...


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