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      RS 17:84.01     


§84.01.  Assistant superintendents in certain districts; term of appointment; discharge for cause; other permanent status

A.  All assistant superintendents, who have not already acquired regular and permanent status as such, and who are appointed on or after September 1, 1972, by a parish or city school board of a school district in any municipality having a population above three hundred thousand persons according to the latest federal decennial census shall be appointed for a term of not more than four years, and the term shall be specified in a written contract which shall be renewable for an additional term or terms at the pleasure of the employing board.

B.  If any person so appointed shall be found incompetent, inefficient, or unworthy, during the term of his appointment, he shall be removable for such cause by a majority vote of the membership of the parish or city school board at any regular meeting or at any special meeting after due notice.  Any person so appointed, who had previously acquired regular and permanent status, either as a teacher, as set forth in R.S. 17:461, or as an employee other than a teacher, as set forth in R.S. 17:522, shall retain the permanent status previously acquired in the lower position from which he was promoted; and should he be removed by the school board from his position in the manner hereinabove set forth, he must be returned to his former position, or to one paying the same salary as his former position, unless the provisions of R.S. 17:523 or R.S. 17:462 are complied with.

C.  Nothing in this Section shall be construed to deprive any person of any rights he may acquire under the provisions of R.S. 17:461 through 464, and nothing contained herein shall be deemed to change, alter, or affect whatever tenure rights persons presently employed may have.

Added by Acts 1972, No. 67, §1; Amended by Acts 1991, No. 78, §1, eff. June 25, 1991; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 41, §1, eff. June 12, 2011.

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