Fired Teacher Can Appeal To Circuit Court

Posted: February 20, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Tim Hollis

Tim Hollis

Tim Hollis, the popular teacher and debate coach fired early Tuesday, has the option to appeal the School Board’s decision to Washington County Circuit Court, according to the state law covering teacher terminations.

At A Glance

Teaching License Renewal

-The standard, five-year Arkansas Educator License starts on Jan. 1 of the year it is issued and expires Dec. 31 of the fifth year.

-Educators may begin the renewal process at any time during the fifth year.

-The required renewal fee may be paid online.

-All teachers and administrators must complete 60 hours of professional development annually regardless of employment status.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education.

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