Biennial Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to the Governor of the State of Nebraska

Biennial Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to the Governor of the State of Nebraska

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... of marulavnus issued at the instance of taxpayers and voters of the district. (State ex rel. Lewellen v. Smith, 49 Neb. 755. 69 N. W. 114. 172. (15-397.) Plaintiff entered into a written contract of employment with a school district for the term of three months, commencing at a stated time, with option to her to teach the school year if satisfaction was given. She taught under the contract the three months, exercised the option given her, and remained in the employ, without objection, another three months, when she was discharged without good and sufficient cause, before the close of the school year. Held, that the services rendered after the first three months were performed under said contract, and a new written contract was not necessary to bind the district for the entire school year. (Wallace v. School Dist., 50 Neb., 171, 69 N. W. 772.) Discharge of. 173. (1877, ) The district school board is specially invested by the statutes with the general care and management of the school and the employment of the teachers; and, as an incident to these powers, has a right to discharge a teacher for incompetence, or for any other sufficient cause, at the will and pleasure of a majority of its members. Maxwell, J., dissenting_ (Bays v. State, 6 Neb. 167.) Cita.tions.--Vallery v. State, 42 Neb. 127,60 N. W. 347; State v. Smith, 49 Neb., 759, 69 N. W. 114; Wallace v. School Dist., 50 Neb. 174, 175, 69 N. W. 772. 174. (1877.) The authority to terminate the employment of a teacher, in the absence of an express provision on the subject, should be held to reside with those whose duty it is to represent the district, and who are directly responsible for the successful management of the school, viz., the school board. (Bays v. State, 6 Neb. 167.) more

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  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 526g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854608
  • 9781236854605