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Teacher Discipline Pursuant to §3020-a of the New York State Education Law: Significant Changes

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Several years ago, there were changes made to §3020-a intended to streamline the process of disciplining a tenured teacher/administrator. Effective July 1, 2015, even more significant changes have been made to the statute based on the enactment of a new state budget. The changes also create §3020-b, which establishes procedures related to termination based on… Continue Reading

Positive Impact of the Recent 3020-a Amendments on a School District’s Ability to Manage Tenured Teachers

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Although no one would argue that the process for removal of a tenured teacher pursuant to §3020-a of the Education Law of New York is optimal, the amendments to the this statutory provision that apply to all charges against tenured educators filed on or after April 1, 2012, have had a positive impact on districts’… Continue Reading