2011 House Bill 4625

Senate Roll Call 438: Passed

To revise the standards for granting a public school teacher “tenure,” and streamline the procedures for taking it away. Among other things the bill would extend from four years to five years the "probationary" period before a new teacher is granted this privilege; allow but not require the dismissal of a probationary teacher at any time, and make various procedural changes. For more details see Senate Fiscal Agency <A href="http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2011-2012/billanalysis/Senate/htm/2011-SFA-4625-A.htm">analysis</A>. This is part of a package comprised of House Bills 4625 to 4628.

25 Yeas / 13 Nays
Republican (25 Yeas / 1 Nay)
Democrat (0 Yeas / 12 Nays)