Teachers' Tenure

SECTION 16-13-8

§ 16-13-8 Continuity of tenure upon transfer.

Any teacher in continuing service who voluntarily resigns and transfers to another community in Rhode Island without interrupting his or her professional career, shall be considered to remain under tenure unless the teacher is notified to the contrary, in writing, prior to March 1 of the second school year in which the teacher transfers. If the dismissal or nonrenewal is based on fiscal exigency or program reorganization, the teacher shall be notified, in writing, prior to June 1 s t of the second (2 n d) school year in which the teacher transfers.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 16-13-8; P.L. 1964, ch. 139, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 278, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 335, § 1.)