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Child Abuse includes:
A physical injury inflicted by other than accidental means on a child
by another person, Sexual abuse of a child, Willful cruelty or unjustifiable punishment of a child, or willfully inflicting unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or failure to safeguard a child from these injuries.
Unlawful corporal punishment or injury resulting in a traumatic
condition. Click here to read more

How Do I Protect Myself From Child Abuse Charges?

It may sound mean, but in today’s world, it is good advice. If you touch children, make sure it is age and situationally appropriate. It might be appropriate for a kindergarten teacher to give a crying student a hug, but for most grades, a pat on the back or a touch on the shoulder is enough NEVER TOUCH CHILDREN WHEN YOU ARE ANGRY!!! Click here to read more

Duty Free Period

In 1983, Senate Bill 813, The Education Reform, provided additional funding for schools if the school day was extended. At the elementary level (beginning in 1985-86), ten minutes of instructional time was added to the day, the time of teacher arrival before school was reduced from 30 minutes to ten minutes, and class sizes were reduced. Click here to read more

Defer Your Duty Until Summer

If you receive a notice to report for jury duty while school is in session, you may defer it to the summertime and be paid for it. The District will pay you the same daily rate they would have had to pay a substitute. Click here to read more

Right to Suspend

Education Code 48910 States: “A teacher may suspend any pupil from his or her class, for any of the acts enumerated in Section 48900 for the day of the suspension and the day following. The teacher shall immediately report the suspension to the principal of the school and the pupil to the principal or the principal’s designee for appropriate action. As soon as possible, the teacher shall ask the parent or guardian of the pupil to attend a parent-teacher conference regarding the suspension. Click here to read more