A survey of selected school districts which operate extended-contract employment programs

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1968

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Problem. This study analyzed certain administrative and organizational practices of selected school districts in the United States which operate extended-contract employment programs for teachers. Analyses were made of methods of organization and administration, problems of financing and staff utilization practices of the extended-contract employment program in the selected school districts. Procedures. The chief state school officers of the fifty states in the United States were contacted by letter and asked to supply names of all school districts in their respective states which had extended-contract employment programs for teachers. Based on the responses from all states and information contained in the professional literature, a list was compiled of names of thirty-nine school districts believed to have extended-contract employment programs for teachers. The thirty-nine school districts were contacted by letter and asked if they would participate in a nation-wide survey of staff utilization practices, organization, financing and legal status of extended- contract employment programs for teachers in public schools. Those school districts which had such programs and agreed to participate in the study were sent questionnaires to complete. The questionnaires, professional literature, monographs, documents, letters, and government publications were used to gather information reported in this study. [...]

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School districts, School year, Teachers

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