RIF, early retirement policy details discussed
August 20, 2020
Discussion on reduction in force and early retirement policies occurred during the Summerland School Board of Education’s Aug. 10 regular meeting, in Ewing.
In July, the board tabled discussion of RIF policy criteria, seeking input from the school’s attorney, Steve Williams of KSB Law, regarding the use of formal and informal teacher evaluations as one criterion.
Superintendent Dale Martin said Williams does not advise using evaluations as a criterion.
ms said evaluations are subjective and open to being challenged.
“At best, he advises us to use it as a tie-breaker, if needed. He sai...