2010 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary And Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 17 - Personnel
Subchapter 15 - Teacher Fair Dismissal Act
§ 6-17-1507 - Notice of termination recommendation.

6-17-1507. Notice of termination recommendation.

(a) A teacher may be terminated only during the term of any contract when there is a reduction in force created by districtwide reduction in certified staff or for incompetent performance, conduct which materially interferes with the continued performance of the teacher's duties, repeated or material neglect of duty, or other just and reasonable cause.

(b) The superintendent shall notify the teacher of the termination recommendation.

(c) (1) The notice shall include a statement of the grounds for the recommendation of termination, setting forth the grounds in separately numbered paragraphs so that a reasonable teacher can prepare a defense.

(2) The notice shall be delivered in person to the teacher or sent by registered or certified mail to the teacher at the teacher's residence address as reflected in the teacher's personnel file.

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