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Testing Teachers' Rights

Private School News // December 9, 2009

North Carolina is the latest state to make the news concerning teachers' civil rights. Teachers in Robbinsville, North Carolina, a small rural town in the midst of the Appalachian Mountains, are waiting for the court of appeals to determine if they will be required to submit to random drug and alcohol testing. It's been an idea for several years now, and teachers are eager to see how things turn out for them.

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"I Know We Enrolled, But Unfortunately Now We've Both Been Laid Off And ?"

Private School News // December 9, 2009

Your school may be experiencing the rather difficult situation of dealing with families that have recently fallen victim to our economy's hard times. Business Managers have been commenting back and forth on various listservs about what they should do with and about family requests to leave their school this late in the season.

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Ask Michael

Business and Operations // December 9, 2009

Q: We're working with a very limited budget. What is the most effective way to recruit new faculty/staff during the current hiring season?

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Ask Michael

Business and Operations // December 9, 2009

Q:I've heard that alcoholism is protected under the ADA. Does that mean I can't take action to terminate a teacher who comes to school intoxicated?

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