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407.4 Licensed Employee Suspension

Licensed employees will perform their assigned job, respect and follow board policy and obey the law.  The superintendent is authorized to suspend a licensed employee pending board action on a discharge, for investigation of charges against the employee, and for disciplinary purposes.  It is within the discretion of the superintendent to suspend a licensed employee with or without pay.


In the event of a suspension, appropriate due process will be followed.


Date Board Adopted: 11/8/1999

Date Board Updated/Reviewed: 2/21/2022


Legal Reference:          Northeast Community Education Association v. Northeast Community School District, 402 N.W.2d 765, 769 (Iowa 1987).

                                    McFarland v. Board of Education of Norwalk Community School District, 277 N.W.2d 901 (Iowa 1979); 402.N.W. 2d 765, 769 (Iowa 1987)

                                    Iowa Code §§ 20.7, .24; 279.13, .15-.19, .27 (2013).