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Unformatted text preview: 12/10/07 Tenure When one becomes a teacher , probably the thing that they are most looking forward to is tenure . Tenure, defined by the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure is "After the expiration of a probationary period, teachers or investigators would have permanent or continuous tenure …”. Basically what that means is that after being observed for a period of time , a teacher has permanent job. Tenure is very important to a teacher because it protects them from losing their job for any unjust reason . In many places in the United States , a teacher receives tenure after forty months on the same board of education . If a teacher were to take a break and then return to teaching, the teacher would need to work twenty months , whether it’s the same or different board of education . In New Jersey, a teacher must work three school years and one day into the new school on the same board of education to qualify for tenure....
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- Fall '07
- Academia, Termination of employment, Tenure, American Association of University Professors