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AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 612

Printer's No. 1135

  

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Amend Bill, page 2, line 20, by striking out "(1)  The" and

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inserting

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 In the case of a suspension under subsection (a)(5), the

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Amend Bill, page 2, line 23, by striking out "(i)" and

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inserting

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 (1)

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Amend Bill, page 2, line 28, by striking out "(ii)" and

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inserting

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 (2)

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Amend Bill, page 2, line 29, by striking out "subparagraph

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(i)" and inserting

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 paragraph (1)

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Amend Bill, page 2, line 30, by striking out "(A)" and

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inserting

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 (i)

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Amend Bill, page 3, line 1, by striking out "subparagraph

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(i)" and inserting

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 paragraph (1)

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Amend Bill, page 3, line 3, by striking out "(B)" and

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inserting

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 (ii)

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Amend Bill, page 3, line 5, by striking out "(C)" and

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inserting

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 (iii)

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Amend Bill, page 3, by inserting between lines 6 and 7

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(3)  Any five administrative staff positions selected by the

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board of school directors shall be exempt from the requirements

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of paragraphs (1) and (2).

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(c)  A board of school directors may suspend professional

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employes under subsection (a)(5) only if the board of school

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directors adopts, at a public meeting at which an opportunity

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for public comment regarding the proposed suspension has been

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provided, a resolution setting forth all of the following:

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(1)  The reason the suspension is necessary.

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(2)  The number and percentage of employes to be suspended

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who are assigned to provide instruction directly to students.

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(3)  The number and percentage of employes to be suspended

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who are administrative staff.

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(4)  The number and percentage of positions eliminated and a

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description of each position eliminated.

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(5)  The academic subjects, courses or electives and

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nonacademic activities that will be affected by the suspension.

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(6)  A description of other cost-saving actions undertaken by

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the school district.

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(7)  The measures the school district will undertake to

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minimize the impact on student achievement, if any, caused by a

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suspension of professional employes assigned to provide

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instruction directly to students.

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Amend Bill, page 3, line 7, by striking out "(2)" and

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inserting

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 (d)

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Amend Bill, page 3, line 7, by striking out "this subsection"

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and inserting

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 subsections (b) and (c)

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Amend Bill, page 3, by inserting between lines 12 and 13

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(e)  Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the

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causes for which a temporary professional employe may be

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suspended.

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Amend Bill, page 3, line 16, by inserting after "Suspended.--

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(a)"

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A board of school directors shall exercise its discretion in

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suspending professional employes under section 1124 so as to

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operate the school entity in a cost-effective and educationally

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effective manner.

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Amend Bill, page 5, line 4, by inserting a bracket before

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"(d)"

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Amend Bill, page 5, line 4, by inserting after "(d)"

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] (g)

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Amend Bill, page 5, line 22, by striking out "in 60 days" and

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inserting

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 immediately

  

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