SUBPART F. MATERNITY LEAVE FOR TEACHERS
IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS
§48. Maternity leave
A. The superintendent of the Special School District shall grant leaves of absence to regularly employed women teachers for a reasonable time before and after childbirth. The granting of such leaves shall not affect any of the tenure rights which the teacher may have acquired prior thereto under the provisions of Subpart C of this Part.
B. The position vacated by a teacher who has been granted a maternity leave, or by a teacher transferred to the position vacated by a teacher taking a maternity leave, in accordance, may be filled by the appointment of substitute teachers.
C. A substitute teacher appointed under the provisions of Subsection B of this Section shall not acquire any of the tenure rights or privileges provided for in Subpart C of this Part, unless the substitute teacher has subsequently been appointed to fill a regular vacancy and has the necessary qualifications.
Added by Acts 1979, No. 260, §1; Acts 2012, No. 441, §1.