Friday, January 6, 2017

Terminating the employment of a probationary teacher.

Practice point:  A board of education has the right to terminate the employment of a probationary teacher or principal at any time and for any reason, unless the teacher or principal establishes that the termination was for a constitutionally impermissible purpose, violative of a statute, or done in bad faith.

Case:  Matter of Palmore v. Board of Educ. of Hempstead Union Free Sch. Dist., NY Slip Op 08973 (2d Dep't December 30, 2016)

Here is the decision.

Monday's issue:  A Labor Law 241(6) claim.