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SB 638 - "Consistent Ineffectiveness" as Grounds for Discharging or Demoting Tenured Teachers - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-13) - (Key vote)

Title: "Consistent Ineffectiveness" as Grounds for Discharging or Demoting Tenured Teachers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the termination or demotion of a tenured teacher upon determination that the teacher is "consistently ineffective."

Highlights:
-Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop and publish standards for a controlling board to use to determine whether a tenured teacher is "consistently ineffective" (Sec. 1a). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Committee of the Whole.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: "Consistent Ineffectiveness" as Grounds for Discharging or Demoting Tenured Teachers

Sponsors

  • Patricia L. 'Patty' Birkholz (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
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