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Re: professionalism on my way out the door


From: Becky Thornton (artswim_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Jun 05 2003 - 12:58:51 PDT

Susan Holland writes:

> Okay, I've been offered the opportunity to resign in lieu of being terminated
> in this RIF- but I have to do it by Friday. Can someone advise me as to what
> you write in a letter of resignation? I have every confidence this district
> will be hiring more art teachers in the foreseeable future, so I need to come
> up with something appropriate, and the phrases that are coming to my mind
> aren't quite it. . . .
> In Arkansas, they have to notify you by May 1, if they are not going to rehire you. It is something in school law..I don't think it is especially particular to Arkansas. Check out your rights! They have to follow procedure!
Becky Thornton
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