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Sec. 385. (1) The school board of a community district shall employ a superintendent of schools. Within 90 days after the initial school board of a community district takes office, the school board of the community district shall appoint an initial superintendent of schools for the community district. The initial superintendent of schools shall be selected based upon his or her demonstrated ability, record of competence, experience in increasing academic achievement, experience with education reform and redesign, and expertise in the turnaround of academically underperforming urban schools.
(2) On an annual basis, the school board of a community district shall evaluate and issue a report on the performance of the community district based on the following factors:
(a) The proportion of pupils enrolled in the community district who achieve scores at least equivalent to proficient on state assessments.
(b) The proportion of pupils enrolled in the community district who achieve at least 1 year of academic growth in a school year.
(c) The proportion of graduates from or pupils enrolled in the community district who are enrolled in some form of postsecondary education or career and technical education.
(3) On at least an annual basis, the school board of a community district shall evaluate the performance of the superintendent of schools of the community district.
(4) For an individual who is the chief school administrator of a school operated by a community district and is employed by the community district as of the date the initial elected school board takes office under section 384, 1 before making a decision on renewing or nonrenewal of the individual's employment contract as described under section 1229(2) and (3), 2 the school board of the community district shall perform an individual review of each individual's school administrator employment contract and make an affirmative decision to renew the contract or to provide notice of nonrenewal. The school board of the community district shall comply with the time periods in section 1229(2) and (3). The review required under this section is in addition to any performance evaluation required under the performance evaluation system under section 1249b. 3
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Michigan Compiled Laws, Chapter 380. School Code of 1976 § 380.385 - last updated February 09, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mi/chapter-380-school-code-of-1976/mi-comp-laws-380-385/
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