The Act amends O.C.G.A. 20-2-940 to require local school boards to give notice by certified mail when discharging or suspending contractual employees for any action where notice may also be given by personal service. The Act also amends O.C.G.A. 20-2-942 to require notice of intention to demote or not to renew a teacher's contract after the teacher has accepted four consecutive contracts. This notice must include a statement of the reasons for such demotion or nonrenewal and advise the employee of his or her right to a hearing. The time period to request a hearing is extended from fourteen to twenty days following receipt of the notice.
Georgia State University Law Review
"EDUCATION Notice: Employee Termination or Suspension: Due Process,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 2
, Article 4.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol2/iss2/4