The Senate Education Committee is due to consider Friday if principals and teachers should each be able to veto the teachers’ school assignments.
If Senate Bill 5242 were to become law, teachers “may be assigned to a particular school only with the mutual agreement of the principal and the staff member being assigned.”
The measure provides for temporary assignments when mutual agreement can’t be reached, such as substitute, support-staff or district-office jobs. But it says school districts can start the process of dismissing a teacher who has spent eight months in a temporary job.
Sen. Steve Litzow, who sponsored the bill and …