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In the days to come, Corruption Sucks Blog will reveal first hand knowledge and documentation chronicling a 5 year cover-up of violent crimes by three or more black students (Arkansas § 5-74-103) against the Creole Houma-Choctaw Tribe within their elementary school. These crimes have been aided and abetted with the full knowledge of it's Principal, staff and district wide personnel. 

At no point has the admin of this elementary school responded to chronic and LEGALLY obligating parental demands of incident reports, NOT ONCE.  



Pulaski County Special School District (PCSSD) Released from 5 Yrs probation with Department for Discrimination Of Creoles



Obviously, criminal educator fraud is NO myth, it is rampant in our 
schools, they are now being held criminally accountable across the nation:

Two Atlanta Public Schools educators took plea deals in the school cheating scandal. Those who opted out of the deal face a mix of prison time, fines and community service.

In defense of their documentedly criminal actions, they can ONLY produce defamation letters of the parents rather than to just do their job as they have been paid, contracted and most legally obligated.

DO YOUR FUCKING JOB! You know, like make sure that a parent's (PATRON'S) child isn't being assaulted, terrorized & bullied over the course of 5 years by racially biased and obviously ill-trained violent children/gangs (
Arkansas § 5-74-103). All under the fraudulent auspices of the school principal and head of district wide security who covered for their crimes against the Creole Houma-Choctaw Nation, that was under legal obligation to send their children to this cesspool of racial violence called a school.

These criminal academics are blatantly and documentedly committing criminal fraud against the parents of this district as well as the district itself and the district is under immediate obligation to relieve these criminals of their breached contracts with cause or face further investigation from the state on this matter, quickly followed up with a federal investigation from the United States Dept of Education Civil Rights Division.

A Houma-Choctaw parent was forced to file criminal reports to secure AND document covered-up  video and the record of one of many criminal assaults last year. THAT too was criminally and fraudulently covered-up by refusing the parent legal due process, a clear violation of state and federal laws. The teacher even tried to make it out as , "boys will be boys" and made the tribal member APOLOGIZE to his MULTIPLE assaulter's! Made him APOLOGIZE to the fucking bully gang, for being dragged out of his lunch seat by two of three racially biased and violent relatives that criminally assaulted him at lunch sitting and eating UNPROVOKED.

The irony? That they rewarded/transferred one of the terrorizing criminals to a better school! Yep, the same school that they refused to transfer out straight A, Honor Roll and Gifted and Talented tribal member to. All of this while refusing the injured parties recourse, due process or PROPER documentation as required by state and federal law. They absolutely REFUSED to follow the anti-bullying policies well spelled-out in the district handbooks.


Fucking unreal. Needless to say, the tribal member was moved to another class for his safety. STILL, no incident report from the Principal, even with so-called district wide security (Willam A. Boykin) being involved. They were ONLY concerned with covering the criminal matter up, obviously.

Where the fuck is the proper due process? It being quite lacking is a blatant violation of the law in and of itself. Furthering this fraud is the constant refusal to remit said documentation as required by both criminal AND civil law when requested or ultimately demanded  by the patron.


There is so much to cover and much more to reveal, stay tuned.


The First of the Criminal Academic Cover-up Artist's Under 
LRSD Contract To Commit RICO CRIMES Against the 
Houma-Choctaw Tribe and their children:


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WILLIAM A BOYKIN
Little Rock School 
District Wide Security

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KNOW YOUR FUCKING PLACE 101...

patron

[pey-truh n] 







noun
1.
a person who is a customer, client, or paying guest, especially a regular one, of a store, hotel, or the like.
2.
a person who supports with money, gifts, efforts, or endorsement an artist, writer, museum, cause, charity, institution, special event, or the like:
a patron of the arts; patrons of the annual Democratic dance.
3.
a person whose support or protection is solicited or acknowledged by the dedication of a book or other work.
5.
Roman History. the protector of a dependent or client, often the former master of a freedman still retaining certain rights over him.
6.
Ecclesiastical. a person who has the right of presenting a member of the clergy to a benefice.


Arkansas § 5-74-103. Definitions

(3) "Criminal gang, organization, or enterprise" means any group of three (3) or more individuals who commit a continuing series of two (2) or more predicate criminal offenses that are undertaken in concert with each other; and
(4) "Predicate criminal offense" means any violation of Arkansas law that is a crime of violence or a crime of pecuniary gain.

Arkansas § 5-74-104. Engaging in a Continuing Criminal Gang, Organization, or Enterprise

(a)(1) A person commits the offense of engaging in a continuing criminal gang, organization, or enterprise in the first degree if he or she:
(A) Commits or attempts to commit or solicits to commit a felony predicate criminal offense; and
(B) That offense is part of a continuing series of two (2) or more predicate criminal offenses which are undertaken by that person in concert with two (2) or more other persons with respect to whom that person occupies a position of organizer, a supervisory position, or any other position of management.
(2) A person who engages in a continuing criminal gang, organization, or enterprise in the first degree is guilty of a felony two (2) classifications higher than the classification of the highest underlying predicate offense referenced in subdivision (a)(1)(A) of this section.
(b)(1) A person commits the offense of engaging in a continuing criminal gang, organization, or enterprise in the second degree if he or she:
(A) Commits or attempts to commit or solicits to commit a felony predicate criminal offense; and
(B) That offense is part of a continuing series of two (2) or more predicate criminal offenses which are undertaken by that person in concert with two (2) or more other persons, but with respect to whom that person does not occupy the position of organizer, a supervisory position, or any other position of management.
(2) A person who engages in a continuing criminal gang, organization, or enterprise in the second degree is guilty of a felony one (1) classification higher than the classification of the highest underlying offense referenced in subdivision (b)(1)(A) of this section.
(c) A person who engages in a continuing criminal gang, organization, or enterprise where the underlying predicate offense is a Class A or Class Y felony shall be guilty of a Class Y felony.
(d) Any sentence of imprisonment imposed pursuant to this section shall be in addition to any sentence imposed for the violation of a predicate criminal offense.

Arkansas § 5-74-108. Violence in Concert with Others; Enhanced Penalties

(a) Any person who violates any provision of Arkansas law that is a crime of violence while acting in concert with two (2) or more other persons is subject to enhanced penalties.
(b) Upon conviction of a crime of violence committed while acting in concert with two (2) or more other persons, the classification and penalty range is increased by one (1) classification.
(c) The fact that the group was not a criminal gang, organization, or enterprise is not a defense to prosecution under this section.

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Gang Prevention 

Arkansas § 6-15-1005. Safe, Equitable, and Accountable Public Schools

(b)(1) The school climate will promote student achievement.
(2) Every school and school district will enforce school district policies to ensure the safety of every student during school hours at school-sponsored activities. These policies will include, at a minimum, policies on weapons, violence, tobacco, alcohol, other drugs, gangs, and sexual harassment.



  1. Federal and State Racketeering (RICO) Act
  2. The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization.
Under RICO, a person who has committed "at least two acts of racketeering activity" drawn from a list of 35 crimes—27 federal crimes and 8 state crimes—within a 10-year period can be charged with racketeering if such acts are related in one of four specified ways to an "enterprise". Those found guilty of racketeering can be fined up to $25,000 and sentenced to 20 years in prison per racketeering count. In addition, the racketeer must forfeit all ill-gotten gains and interest in any business gained through a pattern of "racketeering activity."

RICO also permits a private individual "damaged in his business or property" by a "racketeer" to file a civil suit. The plaintiff must prove the existence of an "enterprise". The defendant(s) are not the enterprise; in other words, the defendant(s) and the enterprise are not one and the same. There must be one of four specified relationships between the defendant(s) and the enterprise: either the defendant(s) invested the proceeds of the pattern of racketeering activity into the enterprise; or the defendant(s) acquired or maintained an interest in, or control over, the enterprise through the pattern of racketeering activity; or the defendant(s) conducted or participated in the affairs of the enterprise "through" the pattern of racketeering activity; or the defendant(s) conspired to do one of the above. In essence, the enterprise is either the 'prize,' 'instrument,' 'victim,' or 'perpetrator' of the racketeers. A civil RICO action can be filed in state or federal court.
Both the criminal and civil components allow the recovery of treble damages (damages in triple the amount of actual/compensatory damages).
Although its primary intent was to deal with organized crime, Blakey said that Congress never intended it to merely apply to the Mob. He once told Time, "We don't want one set of rules for people whose collars are blue or whose names end in vowels, and another set for those whose collars are white and have Ivy League diplomas."

State RICO laws

Beginning in 1972, 33 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, adopted state RICO laws to cover additional state offenses under a similar scheme.

RICO predicate offenses

Under the law, the meaning of racketeering activity is set out at 18 

18 U.S. Code § 1961 - Definitions

 As currently amended it includes:
Pattern of racketeering activity requires at least two acts of racketeering activity, one of which occurred after the effective date of this chapter and the last of which occurred within ten years (excluding any period of imprisonment) after the commission of a prior act of racketeering activity. The U.S. Supreme Court has instructed federal courts to follow the continuity-plus-relationship test in order to determine whether the facts of a specific case give rise to an established pattern. Predicate acts are related if they "have the same or similar purposes, results, participants, victims, or methods of commission, or otherwise are interrelated by distinguishing characteristics and are not isolated events." (H.J. Inc. v. Northwestern Bell Telephone Co.) Continuity is both a closed and open ended concept, referring to either a closed period of conduct, or to past conduct that by its nature projects into the future with a threat of repetition.

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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.
FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students."
  • Parents or eligible students have the right to inspect and review the student's education records maintained by the school. Schools are not required to provide copies of records unless, for reasons such as great distance, it is impossible for parents or eligible students to review the records. Schools may charge a fee for copies.
  • Parents or eligible students have the right to request that a school correct records which they believe to be inaccurate or misleading. If the school decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligible student then has the right to a formal hearing. After the hearing, if the school still decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligible student has the right to place a statement with the record setting forth his or her view about the contested information.
  • Generally, schools must have written permission from the parent or eligible student in order to release any information from a student's education record. However, FERPA allows schools to disclose those records, without consent, to the following parties or under the following conditions (34 CFR § 99.31):
    • School officials with legitimate educational interest;
    • Other schools to which a student is transferring;
    • Specified officials for audit or evaluation purposes;
    • Appropriate parties in connection with financial aid to a student;
    • Organizations conducting certain studies for or on behalf of the school;
    • Accrediting organizations;
    • To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena; 
    • Appropriate officials in cases of health and safety emergencies; and
    • State and local authorities, within a juvenile justice system, pursuant to specific State law.
Schools may disclose, without consent, "directory" information such as a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, honors and awards, and dates of attendance. However, schools must tell parents and eligible students about directory information and allow parents and eligible students a reasonable amount of time to request that the school not disclose directory information about them. Schools must notify parents and eligible students annually of their rights under FERPA. The actual means of notification (special letter, inclusion in a PTA bulletin, student handbook, or newspaper article) is left to the discretion of each school.

JICD - LRSD Board Policy

LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT - NEPN CODE:  JICD

ANTI-BULLYING
Bullying of any type has no place in a school setting.  The Little Rock School District will endeavor to maintain a learning and working environment free of bullying.

Definition
A. "Bullying" means the intentional harassment, intimidation, humiliation, ridicule, defamation, or threat or incitement of violence on a continuous basis, if an incident is repeated or has the potential to be repeated, over time by a student against another student or public school employee by a written, verbal, electronic, or physical act that causes or creates a clear and present danger of:
1.    Physical harm to a public school employee or student or damage to the public school employee's or student's property;
2.    Substantial interference with a student's education or with a public school employee's role in education;
3.    A hostile educational environment for one (1) or more students or public school employees due to the severity, persistence, or pervasiveness of the act; or
4.    Substantial disruption of the orderly operation of the school or educational environment.
B.  "Electronic act" means without limitation a communication or image transmitted by means of an electronic device, including without limitation a telephone, wireless phone or other wireless communications device, computer, or pager;
C.  "Harassment" means a pattern of unwelcome verbal or physical conduct relating to another person's constitutionally or statutorily protected status that causes, or reasonably should be expected to cause, substantial interference with the other's performance in the school environment; and
D. "Substantial disruption" means without limitation that any one or more of the following occur as a result of the bullying:
  1. Necessary cessation of instruction or educational activities;
  2. Inability of students or educational staff to focus on learning or function as an educational unit because of a hostile environment;
  3. Severe or repetitive disciplinary measures are needed in the classroom or during educational activities; or
  4. Exhibition of other behaviors by students or educational staff that substantially interfere with the learning environment.
Bullying is prohibited:
1.  While in school, on school equipment or property, in school vehicles, on  school buses, at designated school bus stops, at school-sponsored activities, at school-sanctioned events; or
2.  By an electronic act that result in the substantial disruption of the orderly operation of the school or educational environment, whether or not the electronic act originated on school property or with school equipment, if the electronic act is directed specifically at students or school personnel and maliciously intended for the purpose of disrupting school, and has a high likelihood of succeeding in that purpose.

Procedures
Any student who is a target of bullying or who witnesses or has reliable information that a student has been a target of bullying should report the incident to the building administrator.  The student’s identity will be kept anonymous if he/she feels in danger of retaliation.
Any school employee who witnesses or has reliable information that a student has been a victim target of bullying will report the incident to any administrator.  Any school employee who reports violations of this policy will be immune from any tort liability that may arise from the failure to remedy the reported incident.
The building administrator will act promptly to investigate all complaints of bullying.  If it is determined that bullying has occurred, the administrator will discipline any student or group of students according to the consequences listed below.
Consequences for Violation of This Policy By Students in Grades K-2
First Offense:  The student or students who are the perpetrators of bullying will receive a 2 day suspension and/or must participate in counseling such as Behavior Modification, Conflict Resolution Program or other programs as determined by District personnel.  At least one parent or guardian will be required to attend a conference with the principal or his/her designee concerning the student’s bullying offense.  The school will provide information on bullying to the parent or guardian.
Second Offense:  Second offense will result in a 3 – 4 day suspension and the perpetrators of bullying will be required to again participate in a counseling program such as Behavior Modification, Conflict Resolution Program or other programs as determined by District personnel.  The parents will be required to attend a conference with the principal or his/her designee concerning the student’s bullying offense.
Third Offense:  If the third offense occurs within one school year, the student will receive a 5 – 10 day suspension.  Additional behavior interventions will be required.
Fourth Offense:  The fourth offense will result in long term suspension and/or the School Based Intervention Team recommendation(s).
Consequences for Violation of This Policy By Students in Grades 3-5
First Offense:  The student or students who are the perpetrators of bullying will receive a 3 – 4 day suspension and/or must participate in counseling such as Behavior Modification, Conflict Resolution Program or other programs as determined by District personnel.  At least one parent or guardian will be required to attend a conference with the principal or his/her designee concerning the student’s bullying offense.  The school will provide information on bullying to the parent or guardian.
Second Offense:  Second offense will result in a 5 – 10 day suspension and the perpetrators of bullying will be required to again participate in a counseling program such as Behavior Modification, Conflict Resolution Program or other programs as determined by District personnel.  The parents will be required to attend a conference with the principal or his/her designee concerning the student’s bullying offense.
Third Offense:  If the third offense occurs the student will receive a long term suspension and/or the School Based Intervention Team recommendation(s).

Consequences for Violation of This Policy By Students in Grades 6-12
First Offense:  The student or students who are the perpetrators of bullying will receive a 3 – 4 day suspension and must participate in Behavior Modification, Conflict Resolution Program or other programs, as determined by District personnel.  At least one parent or guardian will be required to attend a conference with the principal or his/her designee concerning the student’s bullying offense.
Second Offense:  The second offense will result in a 5 – 10 suspension and the student must complete a unit of study on bullying, empathy and anger management.  The parents/guardians will be required to attend a conference with the principal or his/her designee concerning the student’s bullying offense.
Third Offense:  If the third offense occurs the student will receive a long term suspension and/or the School Based Intervention Team recommendation(s).

Revised:   June 26, 2014
Revised:   Jan. 24, 2013
Revised:  June 14, 2007
Adopted:  June 26, 2003
Legal Reference:  Act 681 2003; Act 115 2007
Cross Reference: Student Handbook

Complaint Procedure & Resolution

STUDENT/PARENT/GUARDIAN(S) COMPLAINT PROCEDURE
ACG-R3

The following procedure will be used to address a complaint from a student, parent, or guardian.  Complaints can include, but are not limited to, discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, handicap, age or gender, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, the handicap/disability in the placement, instruction and guidance of pupils; employment, assignment, training, or promotion of personnel; provision and maintenance of physical supplies and equipment, the development and implementation of the curriculum, including the activities program; and in all matters relating to the instruction, supervision, administration and Board policy development:
  1. Report the alleged incident to the principal as soon as possible after the event(s) has occurred.  If the complaint involves the principal, the report of the alleged incident should be made to the appropriate Associate Superintendent as soon as possible after the event(s) occurred.
  2. The complaint will be investigated and the individual bringing the complaint will be advised of the outcome of the investigation within ten (10) days. 
  3. If the individual bringing the complaint is not satisfied with the principal’s resolution, he/she may appeal to the appropriate Associate Superintendent.  The appeal must be made in writing within ten (10) days from receipt of the principal’s decision.
  4. If the individual is not satisfied with the Associate Superintendent’s resolution of the complaint, he/she may appeal to the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee. The Superintendent of Schools following a documented investigation, may direct the notification of law enforcement authorities where appropriate.
Complaint Procedure:
·         First Contact: Appropriate building principal
·         Follow-Up Contact: Appropriate Associate Superintendent, 810 West Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201;
o    Associate Superintendent High Schools  501-447-1137
o    Associate Superintendent Middle Schools 501-4471136
o    Associate Superintendent elementary Schools  501-447-1133
·         Appeal:  Superintendent of Schools, 810 West Markham, Little Rock, AR; 501-447-1000

Date:  November 15, 2012
Date:  November 18, 1999
Cross Reference:  Student Handbook, District Procedures Handbook for Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 


COMPLAINT RESOLUTION
ACG-R2
COMPLAINT RESOLUTION FOR TITLE II, TITLE VI, TITLE VII, TITLE IX, ADA, SECTION 504, OR OTHER SIMILAR REQUIREMENTS
The specific purposes to be served by these procedures are:
  • To ensure that a complaint is considered fairly, with all due speed, and without prejudice or reprisal to the aggrieved person;
  • To encourage student expression regarding conditions that affect him/her;
  • To provide a specific procedure that will facilitate the understanding of district policies affecting students;;
  • To build confidence in the sincerity and integrity of the complaint resolution procedure as a means to establish the facts upon which a complaint is based, a problem is stated, and a fair conclusion or solution is reached.
Definitions
  •  A “complaint” is an allegation of action or inaction by the District or its representatives in violation of Title II, Title VI, Title IX, ADA or Section 504, or the implementing regulations, or other similar requirements.
  • The “complainant” is the student, patron, or employee bringing the complaint.
  • "Employee" means a person who is a full or part-time employee who is on the payroll of the District.
  • “Patron” means any student’s parent or other resident in the LRSD.
  • The "responsible official” means the employee designated by the District to coordinate its efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under the above mentioned requirements.
  • "Student" means a person enrolled in one of the schools operated by the corporation.
  • "Superintendent" means the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee.
Process
The following process will be used in the review and resolution of complaints regarding compliance with Title II, Title VI, Title IX, ADA, Section 504, or other similar requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended:
Step 1 (Informal Resolution)
The complainant is encouraged to try to resolve any issues relating to implementation and compliance with any of the aforementioned legal requirements at the lowest administrative level possible.  The complaint should be brought to the administrator/supervisor at the point where the possible violation exists.  Within ten days after receipt of the complaint, the administrator will attempt resolution with the complainant in an informal manner.  If a satisfactory informal resolution cannot be reached, the complainant and/or the administrator may seek the assistance of the District’s responsible official.
Step 2 (Formal Complaint)
If the complainant is unable to secure a satisfactory resolution through informal means at step 1, the complainant may file a formal complaint.  The complaint should be filed with the LRSD official who has district level responsibility for that area.  The complaint must be filed within ten days of the response of the administration at step 1.  The complaint should be in writing and give a concise but thorough overview of the alleged problem or violation and indicate the specific relief requested.  All relevant documents also should be included.  The responsible official will investigate the complaint and collect whatever information is needed to make an informed decision.  The responsible official will issue a written finding within fifteen days of the receipt of the complaint or inform the complainant of the reasons that it is not possible to issue a finding in that time frame.  If a finding cannot be issued within fifteen days, it will be issued as soon as practicable.
Step 3 (Appeal to the Board of Education)
If the complainant is not satisfied with the finding at step 2, he/she may request a hearing with the Board of Education.  The request for the hearing must be made within ten days of the written finding issued at step 2.  The request for the hearing must include a statement of the complaint, the finding of the responsible official from step 2, and any response to the finding that the complainant wishes to present.  It should include the reasons that the complainant believes the finding is in error.
The individual members of the Board will review the information presented with the written request for the hearing prior to the following month’s Board agenda meeting.  The Board will decide at the agenda meeting whether or not to place the appeal on the agenda for a hearing.  If the Board decides not to hear the complaint, the written finding of the District’s responsible official will be the position of the LRSD.
Timelines
The failure of the complainant to comply with the identified timelines will be considered to be an abandonment of the complaint.
Effect of Settlement
Any settlement of a complaint will be applicable to that complaint only and will not be binding authority for the disposition of any other complaint.
Anonymous Complaints
The LRSD is committed to compliance with its legal obligations.  As a result anonymous complaints will be thoroughly investigated and handled in a serious manner.  However, anonymous complaints are more difficult to substantiate and investigate.  Therefore, complainants are encouraged to be open, forthcoming, and identify themselves to assist in a satisfactory resolution to the complaint.
The LRSD recognizes that some students, patrons, and employees will not come forward with legitimate complaints because of a fear of retribution.  The LRSD will not condone or tolerate reprisals against complainants by any of its employees.  Employees who exercise retaliatory behavior against any complainant will be appropriately disciplined.
Reporting Outside the Process
In instances where there is a genuine sense of potential reprisal and it is not realistic to report the complaint at the lowest administrative level, the complaint may be made with the District’s responsible official.  The responsible official may refer the complaint to another administrator in the department’s organizational structure to attempt a resolution.

Date:   Nov. 15, 2012
Date:  July 22, 1999

Subchapter 17 - Arkansas Public School Employee Fair Hearing Act

§ 6-17-1701 - Title

6-17-1701. Title.

This subchapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Public School Employee Fair Hearing Act".

§ 6-17-1702 - Definitions

6-17-1702. Definitions.

As used in this subchapter:

(1) "Employee" shall mean any person employed by a school district under a written annual contract, who is not required to have a teaching certificate issued by the Department of Education as a condition of employment;

(2) "Full-time employee" means any employee who is contracted to work at least twenty (20) hours per week; and

(3) "Probationary employee" means an employee who has not completed one (1) year of employment in the school district in which he is employed. Provided that at least thirty (30) days prior to the completion of an employee's probationary period, the superintendent of schools may recommend and the board of directors may vote that one (1) additional year of probation is necessary for an employee.

§ 6-17-1703 - Termination Or Nonrenewal -- Notice

6-17-1703. Termination or nonrenewal -- Notice.

(a) The superintendent of a school district may recommend termination of an employee during the term of any contract or the nonrenewal of a full-time nonprobationary employee's contract provided that he gives notice in writing, personally delivered, or by letter posted by registered or certified mail to the employee's residence address as reflected in the employee's personnel file.

(b) The recommendation of nonrenewal of a full-time nonprobationary employee's contract shall be made no later than thirty (30) calendar days prior to the beginning of the employee's next contract period.

(c) Such written notice shall include a statement of the reasons for the proposed termination or nonrenewal.

(d) The notice shall further state that an employee being recommended for termination or a full-time nonprobationary employee being recommended for nonrenewal is entitled to a hearing before the school board of directors upon request provided that the request is made in writing to the superintendent within twenty-five (25) calendar days from receipt of the notice.

(e) It is the public policy of the State of Arkansas that employees, as defined in this subchapter, shall not be considered "at will" employees with regard to the termination of their employment, notwithstanding any contractual provision to the contrary.

§ 6-17-1704 - Immediate Suspension -- Notice

6-17-1704. Immediate suspension -- Notice.

(a) Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed or interpreted to preclude the superintendent from placing an employee on immediate suspension, provided he or she gives written notice of such action to the employee within two (2) school days of the suspension.

(b) The notice shall include a statement of reasons for the suspension, state whether the superintendent is recommending termination, and state that a hearing before the school board of directors is available upon request provided that the request is made in writing to the superintendent within twenty-five (25) calendar days from receipt of the notice.

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§ 6-17-1705 - Hearing

6-17-1705. Hearing.

(a) Upon receipt of a request for a hearing, the school board of directors shall conduct a hearing in accordance with the following provisions:

(1) The hearing shall take place no fewer than five (5) nor more than ten (10) days after the written request has been received by the superintendent, except that the employee and board of directors may, in writing, agree to an earlier or later hearing date; and

(2) The hearing shall be public or private at the request of the employee.

(b) The employee may be represented by persons of his or her own choosing.

(c) In hearings held concerning a recommendation for the termination of an employee's contract, either the board of directors or the employee may elect to have a record of the hearing made at the board of director's expense.

(d) In hearings held concerning a recommendation for the nonrenewal of a full-time non-probationary employee, either the board of directors or the employee may elect to have a record of the hearing made, and the expense for the record shall be shared equally between the board of directors and the employee.

(e) After the hearing, the school board of directors may terminate the employee or continue the suspension for a definite period of time. The salary of a suspended employee shall cease when the school board of directors sustains the suspension. Otherwise, the employee shall be reinstated without loss of compensation.

(f) The decision of the school board of directors shall be made within ten (10) calendar days of the hearing.

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