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CHECK OUT ARTICLE 17B Rule1


Rule 1. Within the school, district or other organizational unit, the teacher with the least seniority within license will be the first to be excessed, and probationers will be excessed before those who have completed probation; except that elementary school teachers of common branches and early childhood will be grouped together and elementary school teachers of common branches (bilingual) and early childhood (bilingual) according to language will be grouped together for purposes of excessing.