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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 14. Education, Libraries, and Museums
- Chapter 20. Teachers and School Personnel
- Section 170. Dismissal.
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AS 14.20.170. Dismissal.
- (a) A teacher, including a teacher who has acquired tenure rights, may be dismissed at any time only for the following
- (1) incompetency, which is defined as the inability or the unintentional or intentional failure to perform the teacher's
customary teaching duties in a satisfactory manner;
- (2) immorality, which is defined as the commission of an act that, under the laws of the state, constitutes a crime
involving moral turpitude; or
- (3) substantial noncompliance with the school laws of the state, the regulations or bylaws of the department, the bylaws
of the district, or the written rules of the superintendent.
- (b) A teacher may be suspended temporarily with regular compensation during a period of investigation to determine whether
or not cause exists for the issuance of a notification of dismissal according to AS 14.20.180.
- (c) A teacher who is dismissed under this section is not entitled to a plan of improvement under AS 14.20.149
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