THE MAGNA CARTA
FOR PUBLIC
SCHOOL TEACHERS
I. DECLARATION
OF POLICY
COVERAGE
Section:
Sec. 1. Declaration of Policy.
Sec. 2. Title Definition.
II. RECRUITMENT
AND CAREER
Sec. 3.Recruitment and Qualification.
(a) For teachers in the kindergarten and elementary
grades, Bachelor's degree in Ele...
Sec. 4.Probationary Period.
Sec. 5.Tenure of Office.
Sec. 6.Consent for Transfer Transportation
Expenses. Except for cause...
a. the right to be informed, in writing, of the charges;
b. the right to full access to the evidence in the case;
c. the r...
III. HOURS OF WORK AND
REMUNERATION
Sec. 13. Teaching Hours.
Sec. 14. Additional Compensation
Sec. 15. Criteria for Salaries.
(a) they shall compare favorably...
(c)they shall be properly graded so as to
recognize the fact that certain positions
require higher qualifications and grea...
Sec. 16. Salary Scale.
Sec. 17. Equality in Salary Scales.
Sec. 18. Cost of Living Allowance.
Sec. 19. Special Hardship
Al...
IV. HEALTH MEASURES
AND INJURY BENEFITS
Sec. 22. Medical Examination and
Treatment.
Sec. 23. Compensation For
Injuries.
V. LEAVE AND
RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Sec. 24. Study Leave.
Sec. 25. Indefinite Leave.
Sec. 26. Salary Increase upon
Retirement.
VI. TEACHER'S
ORGANIZATION
Sec. 27. Freedom to Organize.
Sec. 28. Discrimination Against Teachers
Prohibited.

(a) make the employment of a teacher s...
VII. ADMINISTRATION
AND ENFORCEMENT
Sec. 30. Rules and Regulations.
Sec. 31. Budgetary Estimates.
Sec. 32. Penal Provision.
Sec. 33. Repealing Clause.
Sec. 34...
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  1. 1. THE MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
  2. 2. I. DECLARATION OF POLICY COVERAGE
  3. 3. Section: Sec. 1. Declaration of Policy. Sec. 2. Title Definition.
  4. 4. II. RECRUITMENT AND CAREER
  5. 5. Sec. 3.Recruitment and Qualification. (a) For teachers in the kindergarten and elementary grades, Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education (B.S.E.ED.); (b) For teachers of the secondary schools, Bachelor's degree in Education or its equivalent with a major and a minor; or a Bachelor's degree in Arts or Science with at least eighteen professional units in Education. (c)For teachers of secondary vocational and two years technical courses, Bachelor's degree in the field of specialization with at least eighteen professional units in education; (d) For teachers of courses on the collegiate level, other than vocational, master's degree with a specific area of specialization
  6. 6. Sec. 4.Probationary Period. Sec. 5.Tenure of Office. Sec. 6.Consent for Transfer Transportation Expenses. Except for cause and as herein otherwise provided, no teacher shall be transferred without his consent from one station to another. Sec. 7.Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers. Sec. 8.Safeguards in Disciplinary Procedure. Every teacher shall enjoy equitable safeguards at each stage of any disciplinary procedure and shall have:
  7. 7. a. the right to be informed, in writing, of the charges; b. the right to full access to the evidence in the case; c. the right to defend himself and to be defended by a representative of his choice and/or by his organization, adequate time being given to the teacher for the preparation of his defense; and d. the right to appeal to clearly designated authorities. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. 9.Administrative Charges. 10. No Discrimination. 11. Married Teachers. 12. Academic Freedom.
  8. 8. III. HOURS OF WORK AND REMUNERATION
  9. 9. Sec. 13. Teaching Hours. Sec. 14. Additional Compensation Sec. 15. Criteria for Salaries. (a) they shall compare favorably with those paid in other occupations requiring equivalent or similar qualifications, training and abilities; (b) they shall be such as to insure teachers a reasonable standard of life for themselves and their families; and
  10. 10. (c)they shall be properly graded so as to recognize the fact that certain positions require higher qualifications and greater responsibility than others: Provided, however, That the general salary scale shall be such that the relation between the lowest and highest salaries paid in the profession will be of reasonable order. Narrowing of the salary scale shall be achieved by raising the lower end of the salary scales relative to the upper end.
  11. 11. Sec. 16. Salary Scale. Sec. 17. Equality in Salary Scales. Sec. 18. Cost of Living Allowance. Sec. 19. Special Hardship Allowances. Sec. 20. Salaries to be Paid in Legal Tender. Sec. 21. Deductions Prohibited.
  12. 12. IV. HEALTH MEASURES AND INJURY BENEFITS
  13. 13. Sec. 22. Medical Examination and Treatment. Sec. 23. Compensation For Injuries.
  14. 14. V. LEAVE AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS
  15. 15. Sec. 24. Study Leave. Sec. 25. Indefinite Leave. Sec. 26. Salary Increase upon Retirement.
  16. 16. VI. TEACHER'S ORGANIZATION
  17. 17. Sec. 27. Freedom to Organize. Sec. 28. Discrimination Against Teachers Prohibited. (a) make the employment of a teacher subject to the condition that he shall not join an organization, or shall relinquish membership in an organization, (b) to cause the dismissal of or otherwise prejudice a teacher by reason of his membership in an organization or because of participation in organization activities outside school hours, or with the consent of the proper school authorities, within school hours, and (c) to prevent him from carrying out the duties laid upon him by his position in the organization, or to penalize him for an action undertaken in that capacity. Sec. 29. National Teacher's Organizations.
  18. 18. VII. ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
  19. 19. Sec. 30. Rules and Regulations. Sec. 31. Budgetary Estimates. Sec. 32. Penal Provision. Sec. 33. Repealing Clause. Sec. 34. Separability Clause. Sec. 35. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
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