CHAPTER 358

EDUCATION

PROVIDING THE PROCEDURE FOR THE TERMINATION OF

CONTRACTS OF PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 71 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO "FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS," BY PROVIDING THE PROCEDURE FOR THE TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS OF PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 71 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of 2767. Sec. 145 thereof, and by substituting and enacting a new 2767. Sec. 145 therefor, as follows:

2767. Sec. 145. SERVICE OF TEACHER, PRINCIPAL OR SUPERINTENDENT NOT TO BE TERMINATED WITHOUT NOTICE:--In the event that any Board of School Trustees, or the Board of Education of any Special School Districts, of the State of Delaware, desires to dispense with the services of any Teacher, Principal or Superintendent, such Board of School Trustees or Board of Education of the Special School District, as the case may be, shall give notice in writing to such Teacher, Principal or Superintendent, on or before the first day of May of any year, that the said Teacher's, Principal's or Superintendent's services will be terminated at the end of such school year. Such written notice shall state the reason or reasons for such termination of contract. This Act shall be effective on and after the first day of July, A. D. 1949, until which date the present applicable law shall remain in full force and effect.

Approved June 30, 1949