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Break Contract?
Old 05-13-2020, 07:27 PM
 
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Hi, I recently signed a contract with my current school district, however, I will be transferring to another school in the district (which doesn't have a good rep). However, today I received a request for an interview at a school I would really love to teach at. Should I tell them I've already accepted a contract and decline the interview or go through with it? What are the consequences for breaking a contract for the next school year?


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Do you have a copy of your contract?
Old 05-14-2020, 07:31 PM
 
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That should outline any consequences for breaking it. I've heard of some states allowing teachers out of signed contracts within a certain amount of time but that doesn't hold true everywhere. Your best bet would be to find out from your district if you can break the contract without any consequences.
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