California Education Code Section 44959

CA Educ Code § 44959 (2017)  

As to any permanent certificated employee whose services have been terminated because of the effect of wars in which the United States is engaged upon the attendance of pupils or upon the maintenance of a particular kind of service, the effective period covered by all rights enumerated in Section 44956 is extended until two years after the cessation of hostilities, and in addition thereto for a like period these employees shall have the following rights:

(a) He or she may voluntarily accept termination of service in other than the order of original employment and retain all of the other rights herein provided.

(b) If he or she is engaged in any form of civilian or military war service, any credential or certificate he or she holds is continued in full force and effect until 90 days after the termination of his or her employment therein.

(c) If, either before or after such termination, he or she engages in any form of war service for which provision is made in Section 44800 or elsewhere in the laws of this state, he or she shall retain all rights granted by that war service legislation as though still employed. However, the right to reappointment shall be in the order of original employment, as determined in accordance with the provisions of Sections 44844 and 44845.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 922, Sec. 95. Effective January 1, 1995.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018