Teacher Contract Database

Results

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Custom report. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/report?reportId=2803509
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Deadline for notifying a tenured teacher of dismissal

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Methodology for Deadline for notifying a tenured teacher of dismissal

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

10 workdays prior to last day of school year

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

April 20

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

May 15 in accordance with Alaska Statute 14.20.140

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law (term contracts), issue not addressed for continuing contracts

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,377 75%

Aurora Public Schools

CO

District acknowledges state law (Colorado Teacher Employment, Compensation and Dismissal Act of 1990)

39,872 66%

Austin Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Prior to May 1

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

16,958 36%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,041 83%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

Up to 2 weeks before the District begins any voluntary or involuntary transfer period (tenure non-existent)

73,734 49%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

District acknowledges state law, C.G.S. 10-151.

20,296 73%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

1 month prior to last work day of school year

270,978 60%

Buffalo School District

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

32,891 73%

Burlington School District

VT

March 1 unless teacher is working under a remediation plan in which case, notice must be given by June 1.

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

District acknowledges state law, SC code 59-25-410.

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

June 15

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

June 15

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

358,453 78%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

June 1

34,802 7%

Clark County School District

NV

District acknowledges state law, NRS 391.311 to 391.3196, inclusive.

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,840 93%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

37,617 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

June 15

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

30 days prior to proposed date of termination

74,289 19%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

April 30

12,537 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

April 15 or within 10 days after the Governor approves the appropriation bill for funding K-12 education (whichever date is later).

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Tenure is nonexistent. The date by which time a teacher must be notified of dismissal is not addressed in the documents available to NCTQ.

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

District acknowledges state law

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (CA education code 44936).

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

May 20

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

10th day before the last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

60 days before end of contract term

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

District acknowledges state law, SC Code 59-25-410.

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

District acknowledges state law (GS115C-325).

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

May 15

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

3rd Friday in May or upon notice of unsatisfactory rating

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

June 15

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

March 30

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,907 19%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

26,410 65%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

April 15

23,935 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Prior to the meeting of the Board at which action is to be taken

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

30 days before end of contract term

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

District acknowledges state law.

25,764 51%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

District acknowledges state law.

14,978 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

April 15

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law, CA Education Code 44944.

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (CA Education Code 44930 - 44988).

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

June 15

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

May 10

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

District acknowledges state law.

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Contracts shall be issued no later than 120 workdays from the date such contracts were approved by the Board.

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

April (preliminary notice)

75,431 77%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

July 1, in accordance with state law

35,580 57%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

April 30 or first duty day after April 30 if April 30 is a non-duty day

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

35,665 74%

NOLA Public Schools

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

4,642 54%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

As soon after June 15 as the school budget is approved by the appropriating body

30,087 72%

North East Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

District acknowledges state law.

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Within the timelines set forth in the Florida Statutes, but in no event later than the last day of post planning, unless extended by mutual agreement

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

April 1

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Tenure is nonexistent; all teachers must be non-renewed 4 weeks prior to end of the school year.

100,948 50%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

22,567 96%

Plano Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction in accordance with state law

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

March 1 or as otherwise provided in state law

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

District acknowledges state law (ORS 342.805 - 342.934)

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

24,763 88%

Rochester City School District

NY

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

27,044 89%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (Education Code 44932)

42,196 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction in accordance with state law

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,417 53%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

district acknowledges state law (Education Code 44932 et seq.)

46,923 84%

School District of Lee County

FL

Tenure non-existent, all probationary (1st year) and annual contract teachers must be notified of non-renewal by May 10.

94,410 49%

School District of Manatee County

FL

6 weeks before last calendar work day

49,301 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

Tenure non-existent - All annual contract teachers must be notificatied not later than 3 weeks following the receipt of FCAT scores and data, including school grades, or June 30, whichever is later.

194,172 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

128,647 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,271 31%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent; notification date for all teachers is not addressed in scope of documents reviewed by NCTQ.

68,269 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

112,125 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

April 15

24,968 44%

Springfield Public School District, MO

MO

May 15, in accordance with state law

25,641 55%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

21,814 99%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,888 66%

Stockton Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law, CA Education Code 44948.3

37,502 74%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,153 12%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

District acknowledges state law.

36,512 82%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

68,624 39%

Volusia County Schools

FL

District acknowledges state law

63,223 64%

Wake County School District

NC

June 1 for teachers working under annual renewable contracts

161,784 33%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,113 46%

West Ada School District

ID

District acknowledges state law.

40,205 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,916 77%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

District acknowledges state law (GS115C-325).

54,707 61%
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Deadline for notifying a non-tenured teacher of contract non-renewal

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Methodology for Deadline for notifying a non-tenured teacher of contract non-renewal

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

10 workdays prior to last day of school year

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

April 1

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

Last day of school year, in accordance with Alaska Statute 14.20.140

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

June 30 for first year nontenured teachers; issue not addressed for other non-tenured teachers

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,377 75%

Aurora Public Schools

CO

June 1

39,872 66%

Austin Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

June 1, in accordance with Montana statute 20-4-206 MCA.

16,958 36%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,041 83%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

Up to 2 weeks before the District begins any voluntary or involuntary transfer period (tenure non-existent)

73,734 49%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

May 1

20,296 73%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

1 month prior to last work day of school year

270,978 60%

Buffalo School District

NY

60 days notice should a teacher be terminated for reasons not related to teacher evaluation

32,891 73%

Burlington School District

VT

March 1 unless teacher is working under a remediation plan in which case, notice must be given by June 1.

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

District acknowledges state law, SC code 59-25-410.

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

June 15

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

June 1

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

June 15

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

June 1

358,453 78%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

June 1

34,802 7%

Clark County School District

NV

February 15

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,840 93%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

June 1

37,617 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

District acknowledges state law, GA Fair Dismissal Act (O.C.G.A 20-2-940 et al.).

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

May 15- notice of intent to recommend nonrenewal; June 15 - notice of nonrenewal

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

10 days before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

60 days before end of contract term

74,289 19%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

April 30

12,537 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

April 15 or within 10 days after the Governor approves the appropriation bill for funding K-12 education (whichever date is later).

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

15 days before the close of the school year

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Tenure is nonexistent. The date by which time a teacher must be notified of dismissal is not addressed in the documents available to NCTQ.

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

March 15

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

June 15

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (CA education code 44948.3).

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

District acknowledges state law, Section 59-26-40.

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

May 15

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

3rd Friday in May or upon notice of unsatisfactory performance

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

June 15

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

March 30

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,907 19%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

May 1

26,410 65%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,935 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

June 1, in accordance with state law

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

District acknowledges state law

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

60 days before end of contract term

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

25,764 51%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

April 15

14,978 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

10th day before the last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

Within 5 business days following last instructional day

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

April 15

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law, CA Education Code 44944.

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (CA Education Code 44930 - 44988).

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

May 10

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Within 5 business days following last day of instruction

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Contracts shall be issued no later than 120 workdays from the date such contracts were approved by the Board.

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

April (preliminary notice)

75,431 77%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

July 1

35,580 57%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents for teachers in first two years; teacher in third year must be notified by last day of 3rd consecutive year.

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

May 1, in accordance with the Maryland state regulation

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

May 15

35,665 74%

NOLA Public Schools

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

4,642 54%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

June 15

30,087 72%

North East Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

District acknowledges state law.

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

District acknowledges state law.

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Within the timelines set forth in the Florida Statutes, but in no event later than the last day of post planning, unless extended by mutual agreement.

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

April 1

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Tenure is nonexistent; all teachers must be non-renewed 4 weeks prior to end of the school year.

100,948 50%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

22,567 96%

Plano Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction in accordance with state law

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

District acknowledges state law.

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

March 1

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

June 15

24,763 88%

Rochester City School District

NY

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

27,044 89%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (Education Code 44948.3)

42,196 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

10th day before last day of instruction, in accordance with state law

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

March 15 for first year teachers in last non-tenured year; issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents for all other teachers

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

1st year non-tenured - June 30; 2nd year non-tenured - March 15

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,417 53%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

teacher in first year may be notified of non-renewal at any time during year; teacher in second year must be notified by March 15 in accordance with Education Code 44929.21

46,923 84%

School District of Lee County

FL

Tenure non-existent, all probationary (1st year) and annual contract teachers must be notified of non-renewal by May 10.

94,410 49%

School District of Manatee County

FL

6 weeks before last calendar work day

49,301 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

Tenure non-existent - All annual contract teachers must be notificatied not later than 3 weeks following the receipt of FCAT scores and data, including school grades, or June 30, whichever is later.

194,172 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

128,647 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,271 31%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent; notification date for all teachers is not addressed in scope of documents reviewed by NCTQ.

68,269 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

112,125 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

April 15

24,968 44%

Springfield Public School District, MO

MO

April 15

25,641 55%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

April 15

21,814 99%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

May 15

36,888 66%

Stockton Unified School District

CA

March 15 for non-tenured teachers at end of second year of employement; Issue not addressed for first year non-tenured teachers.

37,502 74%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,153 12%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

District acknowledges state law.

36,512 82%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

June 15

68,624 39%

Volusia County Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

63,223 64%

Wake County School District

NC

June 1

161,784 33%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,113 46%

West Ada School District

ID

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

40,205 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

On or before the date established by state statute

48,916 77%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,707 61%
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Recourse if non-tenured teacher's contract is not renewed

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Methodology for Recourse if non-tenured teacher's contract is not renewed

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

The teacher may request a conference with the Superintendent.

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

No

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

Teacher may request an informal hearing before the Board.

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Yes, all teachers have due process rights.

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

District acknowledges state law, MN Statute 122A.40.

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,377 75%

Aurora Public Schools

CO

District acknowledges state law (Colorado Teacher Employment, Compensation and Dismissal Act of 1990)

39,872 66%

Austin Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

District acknowledges state law, Montana statute, 20-4-206 MCA.

16,958 36%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,041 83%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

No recourse in accordance with state law

73,734 49%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

District acknowledges state law, C.G.S. 10-151.

20,296 73%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

1st year probationary teachers and annual contract teachers may be dismissed without cause (no recourse) for performance reasons; District acknowledges state law for tenured teachers hired before July 1, 2011 (FL statute 1012.33)

270,978 60%

Buffalo School District

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

32,891 73%

Burlington School District

VT

No

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Teacher may request hearing before a hearing panel appointed by the board.

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

No

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

Teacher may request a conference with superintendent

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

District acknowledges state law.

358,453 78%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

Yes, teacher with less than 5 years experience may request hearing before Board appointed referee who makes recommendation to the Board; if non-renewed at end of 5th year of employment, teacher may file a grievance (final and binding arbitration).

34,802 7%

Clark County School District

NV

No

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,840 93%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Yes, the teacher may request hearing before CEO who makes recommendation to the Board.

37,617 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

District acknowledges state law, GA Fair Dismissal Act (O.C.G.A 20-2-940 et al.).

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

No

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law.

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Teacher may request hearing before board

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

No recourse

74,289 19%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

No in first two years (limited probationary contract); yes, beginning in 3rd year (limited contract)

12,537 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Teacher may request a meeting with principal (level 2 - grievance procedure)

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

No

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

District acknowledges state law (Michigan Teacher Tenure Act)

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Tenure nonexistent

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent; all teachers hired after July 1, 2011, work under annual contracts, in accordance with state law

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

District acknowledges state law.

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (Education Code 44932).

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

No

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

Teacher may request an informal hearing before Assistant Superintendent; Assistant Superintendent makes final decision.

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

District acknowledges state law, Section 59-26-40.

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

District acknowledges state law

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Teacher may request a hearing before the principal prior to formal dismissal.

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Upon notice of dismissal, teacher may request an administrative review before committee made up of Chief Officer of Human Resources, the General Manager of Employee Relations and the appropriate General Director of Instruction. Teacher may not grieve their final decision.

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,907 19%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Teacher may request conference with superintendent and with board.

26,410 65%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,935 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

District acknowledges state law.

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

No recourse in accordance with KRS 161.750 unless teacher is in final year (year 4) of non-tenured contract in which case s/he may appeal to a Review Committee which makes recommendation to Superintendant

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Teacher meets with principal or department chair who makes recommendation to Superintendent who has the final authority; teacher may not request a hearing.

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

No

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

25,764 51%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

District acknowledges state law.

14,978 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

No, in accordance with TCA 49-5-409

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

No

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

District acknowledges state law: the Arkansas Teacher Fair Dismissal Act or the Public School Fair dismissal Act.

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law, CA Education Code 44944.

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (CA Education Code 44930 - 44988).

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

District acknowledges state law.

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

No

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

No recourse

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent; first year probationary teacher and all annual contract teachers have no recourse

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

No recourse in first year (probationary period); teachers in 2nd and 3rd years may request a conference with MPS Administration followed by a possible appeal (written grievance) to the Office of Human Resources, Employee Relations.

75,431 77%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

No, in accordance with state law (MN statute 122A-41)

35,580 57%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

No recourse

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Teacher may request a hearing before the superintendent.

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Teacher may request hearing before a tripartite committee made up of professional educators which makes recommendation to Chancellor who makes final decision; nontenured in final probationary year entitlted to same review procedures as tenured.

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Teacher may request an informal appearance before the District Superintendent or his/her designee. Sup't/designee issues his/her decision which is final.

35,665 74%

NOLA Public Schools

LA

No

4,642 54%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Teacher may request a conference with the superintendent.

30,087 72%

North East Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

District acknowledges state law.

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

District acknowledges state law.

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent: first year probationary teachers may be dismissed with no recourse after one year of unsatisfactory performance; district acknowledges state law for annual contract teachers.

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

Tenure non-existent; first year probationary teacher and all annual contract teachers have no recourse

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent; probationary [1st year] teacher may be dismissed or non-renewed at any time without cause, in accordance with state law (FL statute 1012.335)

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent (probationary [1st year] teacher may be dismissed or non-renewed at any time without cause, in accordance with state law - FL statute 1012.335)

100,948 50%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

22,567 96%

Plano Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Tenure nonexistent; 1st year teachers have no recourse; District acknowledges state law for all other teachers

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

District acknowledges state law; non-renewal of non-tenured teacher is not subject to grievance or arbitration.

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Teacher may request a hearing before the local board in accordance with state law (ORS 342.835)

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

No, in accordance with state law

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

District acknowledges state law.

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Teacher may file a level 3 grievance (Arbitration with the Labor Relations Connection or with the American Arbitration Association) or teacher may request hearing with the Rhode Island Department of Education

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

24,763 88%

Rochester City School District

NY

1st and 2nd year teachers may pursue grievance procedure up to stage 3 (appeal to Sup't) for dismissal not related to performance; teacher in 3rd year - arbitration; dismissal of 1st & 2nd yr. teacher for performance - district acknowledges state law

27,044 89%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law (Education Code 44932)

42,196 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

No, in accordance with state law

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

No, in accordance with state law, Education Code 44929.21

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Teacher may request hearing before Hearing Officer who makes recommendation to Board which makes final determination.

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

District acknowledges state law, California Education Code.

52,417 53%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

46,923 84%

School District of Lee County

FL

1st year probationary teachers and annual contract teachers may be dismissed without cause (no recourse) for performance reasons in accordance with state law.

94,410 49%

School District of Manatee County

FL

Tenure non-existent - probationary (1st year) teacher may be dismissed or non-renewed at any time without cause (FL statute 1012.335)

49,301 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

Tenure non-existent - 1st year probationary teacher and annual contract teachers (those hired after July 2011) have no recourse if non-renewed.

194,172 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Teacher may appeal either through grievance/arbitration provisions of contract or PA Public School Code.

128,647 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

District acknowledges state law.

55,271 31%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent; probationary (1st year) teacher may be dismissed or non-renewed at any time without cause (FL statute 1012.335).

68,269 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Yes, teacher may request hearing before impartial hearing officer selected by board; teacher or Superintendent may appeal decision of H.O. to board

112,125 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

24,968 44%

Springfield Public School District, MO

MO

District acknowledges state law (Missouri statute 168.102)

25,641 55%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

21,814 99%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

No

36,888 66%

Stockton Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

37,502 74%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,153 12%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

District acknowledges state law.

36,512 82%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

The teacher is entitled to a conference in accordance with VA Code 22.1-305.

68,624 39%

Volusia County Schools

FL

Tenure non-existent, all teachers work under annual contracts, effective July 1, 2011; the first year teacher is probationary and may be dismissed without cause (no recourse)

63,223 64%

Wake County School District

NC

District acknowledges state law.

161,784 33%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

No

67,113 46%

West Ada School District

ID

District acknowledges state law.

40,205 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

No recourse

48,916 77%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

District acknowledges NC statute 115c-325

54,707 61%
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Deadline for notification of intent to resign or retire

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Methodology for Deadline for notification of intent to resign or retire

Our policy is to assume that "resignation" is inclusive of "retirement", unless the district makes a distinction between the two.

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Resignation: 30 days; Retirement: 60 days (but not more than 90 days)

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

June 30 if the teacher is not returning the following school year

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Retirement or resignation during the school year: 30 days; Retirement or resignation for the following school year: May 1 (for non-tenured) and July 15 ( for tenured teachers)

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction for upcoming school year, in accordance with state law; September 1 for resignation at the end of the first semester

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Written resignations shall be tendered at the earliest possible date prior to the proposed effective date. (proposed effective date not specified)

52,377 75%

Aurora Public Schools

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

39,872 66%

Austin Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction for upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

District acknowledges state law

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

16,958 36%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,041 83%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

At least two weeks notice

73,734 49%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

30 days notice except during the month of August when retirement is limited

20,296 73%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

270,978 60%

Buffalo School District

NY

30 days, in accordance with New York Education Law, Sec. 3019a

32,891 73%

Burlington School District

VT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

Retirement: March 15; Resignation: 30 days prior to date of resignation

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

30 calendar days notice

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

March 1 of the school year prior

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

At least two weeks in advance of intended resignation date

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Written notice of intention to resign or retire at least 10 school days prior to the effective date.

358,453 78%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

June 15, in accordance with state law.

34,802 7%

Clark County School District

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,840 93%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

37,617 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

All resignation notices submitted prior to June 1 for the ensuing school year will be accepted; those submitted after June 1 will be considered on a case-by-case basis

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

District acknowledges state law.

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Specific deadline not specified; district requires "advance notice that is appropriate for the position held".

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Retirement: 90 days; Resignation: 30 days

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

30 days

74,289 19%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

July 10

12,537 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

30 days

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

April 1

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Two weeks

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Resignation: issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents; Retirement: employees are encouraged to give notice 90 days in advance

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

April 1

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

10 working days notice if during current year; June 15 if not returning the following school year

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

April 1 and after that date, at least two weeks notice

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

Retirement: February 1 for retirement at the end of the year and October 1 for retirement at end of first semester in January; Resignation: 30 days

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

July 1

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

30 calendar days, in accordance with state law (General Statue 115C-325(0))

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

An exact deadline is not specified; notice shall be given at the earliest possible date to allow for continuity of instruction

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

Retirement: March 1; Resignation: 2 weeks or after June 15 with approval of the School Board

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,907 19%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

2 weeks notice for 1st & 2nd year teachers; 30 days notice for teachers with 3 years or more experience

26,410 65%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Two weeks notice

23,935 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

District acknowledges state law

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Retirement: 4 weeeks; Resignation: issue not addressed

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

30 days notice

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

No; teachers may submit a written resignation notice at any time

25,764 51%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

June 1 for tenured teachers; Issue not addressed for non-tenured teachers

14,978 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

Resignation: 30 days notice; Retirement: issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

April 15 for the following school year or 75 days if prior to the end of the current year (see footnote)

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

15 days before the effective date or 30 days notice for certified teachers under annual contract

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

March 1

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

2 weeks or after June 15 with approval of the division superintendent

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

Resignation: June 30; Retirement: May 31

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Resignation: 30 days notice: Retirement: October 1 for retirement at end of first semester and March 1 for retirement at end of school year

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

30 days

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

30 days

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

30 calendar days prior to the last workday

75,431 77%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

30 days before separation or until a qualified replacement can be found, whichever occurs first

35,580 57%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

District acknowledges state law: Alabama Code -§16-24C-11

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

July 15th for tenured teachers; May 1 for non-tenured teachers

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

30 calendar days' notice

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

90 days notice for retirements or resignations that occur on dates other than July 1st

35,665 74%

NOLA Public Schools

LA

Resignation: July 15; Retirement: issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

4,642 54%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Two weeks or after June 15 of any school year with the approval of the superintendent

30,087 72%

North East Independent School District

TX

45 days before first day of instruction in upcoming school year, in accordance with state law

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

45 days prior to the first day of instruction, in accordance with state law

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Not specified; advance notice that is appropriate for the position held.

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

No later than 15 days after the first Monday in June

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

April 15

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

4 weeks prior to the desired retirement or resignation date

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

June 20 for the following school year

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

45 days prior to the first day of instruction, in accordance with state law

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

Probationay teachers may resign upon immediate notice in accordance with state law 1012.335; All other teachers must give 30 calendar days notice.

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

100,948 50%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

22,567 96%

Plano Independent School District

TX

45 days prior to the first day of instruction, in accordance with state law

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

2 weeks notice for current year; April 1 for ensuing year

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

90 days prior to the commencement of a school year or as long in advance of vacating the position as circumstances reasonably permit during the school year

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Nontenured: May 1; Tenured: July 15

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Retirement: district acknowledges state law; Resignation: June 15 of the school year prior to the school year in which the resignation takes effect

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

March 1 for resignation at the end of the school year; two weeks notice for resignation during the school year

24,763 88%

Rochester City School District

NY

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

27,044 89%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

42,196 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

70 days prior to the first day of instruction

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Retirement: 90 days in order to qualify for retiree health insurance; Resignation: advance notice appropriate for the position held

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,417 53%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

46,923 84%

School District of Lee County

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

94,410 49%

School District of Manatee County

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,301 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

10 working days

194,172 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

60 days notice

128,647 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

April 1

55,271 31%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

April 1

68,269 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

February 28

112,125 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

24,968 44%

Springfield Public School District, MO

MO

June 1 for tenured teachers; 10 days notice is requested for probationary teachers

25,641 55%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

April 14

21,814 99%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,888 66%

Stockton Unified School District

CA

Not specified; advance notice that is appropriate for the position held

37,502 74%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,153 12%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

30 days

36,512 82%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

2 weeks notice; after June 15, the licensed employee may only resign with the approval of the Superintendent

68,624 39%

Volusia County Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

63,223 64%

Wake County School District

NC

30 calendar days notice

161,784 33%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

1 month notice

67,113 46%

West Ada School District

ID

Resignation: 30 days notice; Retirement: district acknowledges state law

40,205 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

District acknowledgest state law.

48,916 77%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

30 calendar days, in accordance with NC GS115C-325(o) or by May 15 if resignation is effective at the end of the school year

54,707 61%
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Our policy is to assume that "resignation" is inclusive of "retirement", unless the district makes a distinction between the two.

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

Yes
The district will consider filing a Professional Teaching Practices Commission complaint and those who submit resignation notice after the last work day of the school year will lose their health coverage at the end of the month in which notice was given.

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Yes
The district may deny the teacher references and s/he may face suspension of his or her certificate.

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Yes
teachers may be ineligible fo rehire with the district and may be subject to liquidated damages and Professional Standards Commission sanctions

52,377 75%

Aurora Public Schools

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

39,872 66%

Austin Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law; teachers who fail to give proper notice may not be released from their contract.

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

District acknowledges state law

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

16,958 36%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,041 83%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Yes
Teachers are liable for liquidated damages when signing a contract for the following school year and requesting a release.

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

73,734 49%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

Teachers who give notice of resignation in August will not be allowed to accept employment with any other Board of Education in Connecticut.

20,296 73%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

270,978 60%

Buffalo School District

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

32,891 73%

Burlington School District

VT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

Yes
a teacher who fails to give 30 days notice of resignation, may have his/her certificate suspended or revoked for up to one year; issue not addressed for retirement

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

District acknowledges state law
The Board of Education may request that the State Board of Education revoke a teacher's certificate for the remainder of a school year.

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

358,453 78%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

34,802 7%

Clark County School District

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,840 93%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

37,617 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

Yes
The State Board for Educator Certification may impose legal sanctions, in accordance with state law.

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Yes
The board may recommend that the teacher’s license be revoked for the remainder of the school year.

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

Yes
Superintendent can impose a $500 financial penalty to teachers who resign without proper notice.

74,289 19%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

Yes
Certification sanctions

12,537 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Yes
The district can file a complaint with the state; advertising and other costs incurred by the district to secure a replacement may become the responsibility of the teacher.

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Yes
Teachers incur a $1000 penalty in withheld compensation.

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

Yes
The employee is not eligible for reemployment with the district for up to three years; when giving references, the district will advise that the employee resigned with prejudice; district may recommend that teacher's certificate be revoked

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Teachers resigning to work in another IN distict who don't give notice or who give less than 14 days notice prior to the start of the contract year may have their resignation denied for 30 days, in accordance with state law (IC 20-28-7.5-8).

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

Yes
Contracted teachers may be subject to liquidated damages in the amount of $1,000

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

Yes
A $1,000 fine

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

Yes
The teacher is not eligible for reemployment in the district and may face revocation or suspension of license.

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Yes
Teacher's license may be revoked for remainder of the school year.

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

Yes
Teachers who breach contract will face disciplinary action, which may include revocation of the teacher's license.

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,907 19%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

26,410 65%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Yes
Failure to give timely notice of one's resignation may result in revocation of license up to one year.

23,935 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Yes
The administration may seek lawful damages or take other action permitted by law for any failure to comply with the requirements of state law.

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

Yes
A $500 fine

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

25,764 51%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

Yes
The district may file charges with state board for license revocation; payment of liquidated damages ($2,000); seek available legal remedies (e.g., contractual damages); or share with future employers that employee breached his/her contract.

14,978 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

Yes
Teachers who fail to meet the resignation deadline shall forfeit tenure status and are in breach of contract (Board may file a complaint with the Commissioner and request suspension of teacher's certificate).

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

Yes
A teacher will forfeit all compensation paid for unused sick leave, will not be eligible for the retention bonus and will forefeit all unpaid salary.

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

Any employee who leaves the employment of the District without providing proper notification will have the notation "Left without Notice" placed in their Personnel file.

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

Yes
Teachers who breach contract will face disciplinary action, which may include revocation of the teacher's license.

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

Yes
When teachers fail to meet the resignation deadline, the Board may initiate legal actions and may notifiy the state Department of Education.

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Yes
For missing the resignation deadline, the employee is subject to charges of unprofessional conduct and penalties provided by law including possible suspension or revocation of license. Issue not addressed for missing retirement deadline.

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Yes
Tenured teachers: loss of tenure status; Tenured teachers on leave or Non-tenured teachers: breach of contract and possible suspension of teaching certificate.

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

Yes
$2,000 or $3,000, depending on date of resignation (see footnote)

75,431 77%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

35,580 57%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

District acknowledges state law
Teachers who resign during the school year or within 30 days of a new school term who do not have the Board's approval may lose their teaching license if the state finds cause, in accordance with Alabama Code -§16-24C-11.

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Yes
Failure to give timely notice of one's resignation/retirement is considered a breach of the contract; penalty for breaching contract is not specified.

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Yes
Failure to submit timely notice shall preclude subsequent restoration of the license or the issuance of a substitute certificate without the specific, written authorization of the Executive Director of the Division of Human Resources.

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Yes
Deduction from pay for unused sick leave when notice is not given within 90 days (5% deduction if notice is given within 60-89 days; 10% deduction if notice given within 30-59 days; 75% deduction for notice of less than 30 days).

35,665 74%

NOLA Public Schools

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

4,642 54%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

30,087 72%

North East Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

Yes
Teachers who fail to meet resignation deadlines shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Education Practices Commission.

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

Yes
Teachers are released with prejudice (breach of contract); penalty for breaching contract is not specified.

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

100,948 50%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

22,567 96%

Plano Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed, in accordance with state law.

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Yes
The teacher faces suspension of license by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission if the resignation adversely affects school programs subject to a decision by the board.

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Yes
Employee resigns with prejudice; district may note employee resigned with prejudice in any reference requests; employee not eligible for reemployment; district may file a petition for revocation or suspension of employee's license.

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

24,763 88%

Rochester City School District

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

27,044 89%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

42,196 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

Yes
Legal sanctions may be imposed when missing the statutory deadline, in accordance with state law.

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,417 53%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

Yes
Teachers who fail to get acceptance of their resignation or leave before their resignation date may have his/her credentials suspended.

46,923 84%

School District of Lee County

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

94,410 49%

School District of Manatee County

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents
However, teachers who give notice prior to April 1 will have their resignations accepted without question.

49,301 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

Yes
Disapproval of the resignation - if a If a teacher terminates employment without the expressed approval of the Board, the employee shall be subject to the disciplinary process of the Educational Practices Commission.

194,172 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

128,647 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,271 31%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

68,269 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

112,125 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

If a teacher resigns after they have submitted a Contract of Employment, the district may withhold liquidated damages ranging from 1% to 4% of salary.

24,968 44%

Springfield Public School District, MO

MO

Yes
The Board reserves the right to pursue legal remedies when an employee breaks a contract with the district including, filing charges to have a teaching certificate or professional license revoked or seeking a monetary judgment. (see footnote)

25,641 55%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

Yes
Teachers may be refused future employment, may face legal action and/or may have his/her license revoked or suspended.

21,814 99%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,888 66%

Stockton Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

37,502 74%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,153 12%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

Yes
Teachers will not be released from the district and may be denied future employment.

36,512 82%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

68,624 39%

Volusia County Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

63,223 64%

Wake County School District

NC

Yes
Superintendent may request revocation of state teaching license.

161,784 33%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,113 46%

West Ada School District

ID

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

40,205 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

Yes
$1,000 plus $100 per week following the missed deadline, up to a $5,000 maximum

48,916 77%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,707 61%

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

Yes
Teachers with a minimum of 15 consecutive years of service, who are at least 60 years old and give notice of retirement by February 1, are eligible for a stipend

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,377 75%

Aurora Public Schools

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

39,872 66%

Austin Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

16,958 36%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,041 83%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents
However, should the Superintendent decide to offer a Retirement Incentive Program, a district committee shall be formed on the issue.

73,734 49%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,296 73%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

270,978 60%

Buffalo School District

NY

Yes
Teachers receive 70% of the difference between the final salary of the retiree and the annual salary for a teacher with a Master's degree at Step 1 for the retiree's position at the time of retirment

32,891 73%

Burlington School District

VT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Yes
teachers who give notice by March 31, 2017, of an effective retirement date of June 30, 2017, receive a bonus payment equal to the teacher's year of service times $1,500.

358,453 78%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

34,802 7%

Clark County School District

NV

Yes
The district may purchase up to one year of Public Employees Retirement System service for teachers who give notice by April 30 and at least three months prior to effective date. Teachers must have 15-29 years of service and 100 unused sick days.

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

54,840 93%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Yes
A teacher with at least 10 years retirement credit who gives the district "reasonable, advance notice" will receive a cash payment equal to the value of 30% of their accumulated sick leave credit not to exceed $30,000.

37,617 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents
The district and union may jointly examine the possibility of an early separation incentive.

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Yes
Teachers with a minimum of 10 years experience who are between the ages of 52 and 59 and who give notice by January 15, may qualify for a $12,500 early retirement bonus.

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

74,289 19%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

12,537 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Yes
Teachers who apply for early retriement by May 15 and meet age and length of service criteria will receive retirement credit on a full-time basis.

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Yes
The board may offer teachers an early retirement incentive by providing them with two years of service credit under the State Teacher's Retirement System or two years of service credit and two years of age credit. (see footnote)

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

Yes
teachers with 10 years service who give notice and apply by February 1 (retirement at end of year) or October 1 (retirement at end of first semester) are eligible for a district retirement benefit and early retirement stipend (see footnote)

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,907 19%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

26,410 65%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,935 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

25,764 51%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

14,978 99%

Katy Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

Yes
teachers, with 20 years experience, who give notice of retirement by December 31 will receive a $7,000 separation payment; those with 15 years experience who give notice by December 31 will receive a $5,000 separation payment.

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

75,431 77%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

35,580 57%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

35,665 74%

NOLA Public Schools

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

4,642 54%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

30,087 72%

North East Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

The Governing Board may offer certificated employees the option to retire early in accordance with law when it is beneficial to the district (see footnote).

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

Yes
Teachers in positions targeted for elimination or reduction receive a bonus of 20% of their base salary if they submit notice of resignation by the designated deadline.

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

Yes
only for those eligible prior to June 30, 2018 (see footnote)

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

100,948 50%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

22,567 96%

Plano Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Yes
District shall contribute the cost of medical/hospitalization plan; additionally, teacher may receive a stipend of $425/month for 60 months

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Yes
Teachers who are at least 55 years old, with at least 10 years of district experience and at least 17 years of service in the Virginia Retirement System are eligible to participate in the Retirement Opportunity Program (see footnote)

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Yes
Teachers who give notice by February 1 for retirement July 1 and who have at least 20 years of district service are eligible for a transition benefit.

24,763 88%

Rochester City School District

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

27,044 89%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

Yes
If the Board decides to implement the early retirment option, teachers retiring under the program will be offered an additional two years of service credit under the State Teacher's Retirement System

42,196 71%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Yes
Teachers with at least 5 years of service who are participating in the State Teachers' Retirement System, may receive an additional 2 years of service credit or 2 years of additional service credit and 2 years of age credit (see footnote).

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Yes
teacher may retire as full-time teacher and be hired as a consultant at a daily rate of $200 for services.