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72-2407. Legislative intent. It is hereby declared that the legislative intent of this act is to provide for a systematic method for improvement of school personnel in their jobs and to improve the educational system of this state.

History: L. 1973, ch. 281, ยง 1; July 1.

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Surplus real estate owned or held by state agencies, see 75-6609.


1. Unilateral expectations of continued employment create no protected property rights. Martin v. Unified School Dist. No. 434, Osage City, 728 F.2d 453, 455 (1984).

2. Cited; requirements of board examined; no requirement that employee be given opportunity to improve before notice of nonrenewal. Burk v. Unified School Dist. No. 329, Wabaunsee Cty., 646 F. Supp. 1557, 1563 (1986).

3. Cited; absence of legislative intent authorizing school districts to contract away two-year employment provisions of K.S.A. 72-5445 examined. Miller v. U.S.D. No. 470, 12 Kan. App. 2d 368, 369, 744 P.2d 865 (1987).

4. Cited; nonrenewal of nontenured teacher, inapplicability of master agreement provision on evaluation examined. Miller v. U.S.D. No. 470, 242 Kan. 817, 818, 752 P.2d 113 (1988).

5. Negotiability of evaluation criteria and evaluation procedures examined. U.S.D. No. 352 v. NEA-Goodland, 246 Kan. 137, 138, 785 P.2d 993 (1990).

6. School board's refusal to negotiate evaluation procedures for implementing new teacher evaluation criteria determined a prohibited practice under K.S.A. 72-5430(b)(5). U.S.D. No. 314 v. Kansas Dept. of Human Resources, 18 Kan. App. 2d 596, 597, 856 P.2d 1343 (1993).

7. Tardy evaluations and plans of assistance for personnel remaining employed with school district not invalid. Marais des Cygnes Valley Teachers' Ass'n v. U.S.D. No. 456, 264 Kan. 247, 251, 954 P.2d 1096 (1998).

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