The first two consecutive years of employment of a teacher in the same school district are a probationary period. However, a board of directors may waive the probationary period for any teacher who previously has served a probationary period in another school district and the board may extend the probationary period for an additional year with the consent of the teacher.
In the case of the termination of a probationary teacher's contract, the provisions of sections 279.15 and 279.16 shall apply.
The board's decision shall be final and binding unless the termination was based upon an alleged violation of a constitutionally guaranteed right of the teacher or an alleged violation of public employee rights of the teacher under section 20.10.
[C77, 79, 81, § 279.19]
Referred to in § 261.48, 262.9, 275.33, 275.56, 279.16, 279.19A, 279.19B, 279.27, 280.15
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