Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 8 > Article 13
- Accredited: means accredited by the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-2408
- Accredited: means accredited by the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-3356
- Accredited nonpublic schools in the district: means any accredited nonpublic school or schools that are located within a school district. See Kansas Statutes 72-3356
- Accredited school: means any elementary or secondary school maintained and operated by a school district and any accredited nonpublic school offering any of grades kindergarten through 12. See Kansas Statutes 72-3251
- Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a monthly life annuity, the amount of which shall be determined by an actuarial computation as provided in subsection (o) of K. See Kansas Statutes 72-26,115
- Administrative employee: means , in the case of a school district, any person who is employed by a board of education in an administrative capacity and who is fulfilling duties for which an administrator's certificate is required under K. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Administrator: means any employee of a board who is required to hold a school administrator's certificate, or who is designated in K. See Kansas Statutes 72-2281
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Agency: means boards and the state agencies. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Allegation: something that someone says happened.
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Appraisal: A determination of property value.
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
- Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
- Bequest: Property gifted by will.
- Board: means the board of education of a school district, the governing authority of any nonpublic school offering any of grades kindergarten through 12 in accredited schools and the board of control of an area vocational-technical school. See Kansas Statutes 72-2408
- Board: shall mean the board of education of any city of the first class operating a retirement system under the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 72-26,115
- Board: means the board of education of any school district. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Board: means the board of education of any school district. See Kansas Statutes 72-3609
- Board: means the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 72-3903
- Board: means the board of education of a school district, the governing authority of any nonpublic school offering any of grades kindergarten through 12 or the board of trustees of any community college. See Kansas Statutes 72-4005
- Board: means the board of education of any school district. See Kansas Statutes 72-4161
- Board: means the governing body of any technical college or the institute of technology at Washburn university, and the board of trustees of any community college. See Kansas Statutes 72-2252
- board of education: when used in this act, shall mean any board of education which, prior to the effective date of this act, has established and is operating a retirement system under any of the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 72-26,123
- board of education: shall mean the board of education of any public school district. See Kansas Statutes 72-2215
- Children with disabilities: means : (1) Children with intellectual disability, hearing impairments including deafness, speech or language impairments, visual impairments including blindness, emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairments, autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairments, or specific learning disabilities and who, by reason thereof, need special education and related services; and (2) children experiencing one or more developmental delays and, by reason thereof, need special education and related services if such children are ages three through nine. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
- compensation: means the same as provided in K. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Conservator: means an individual or corporation appointed by the court to act on behalf of a conservatee and possessed of some or all of the powers and duties set out in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- deductions: means the amounts withheld, as provided in this act, from warrants issued in payment for school services;
(o) "actuarial computation" means computation in accordance with some standard actuarial table. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- Department: means the state department of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Department: means the state department of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-3609
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
- Disability annuity: shall mean a school annuity granted to a school employee who suffers such physical or mental disability as to be unable to perform school service. See Kansas Statutes 72-2670
- Disabled person: includes incapacitated persons and incompetent persons as defined herein. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- Division: means the division of vehicles of the department of revenue. See Kansas Statutes 72-4005
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Driver training motor vehicle: means an automobile or motorcycle acquired by a board pursuant to an agreement with a motor vehicle manufacturer or dealer for use in driver training courses; but does not include within its meaning any motor vehicle which is rented, leased, or owned by any school district, nonpublic school or community college. See Kansas Statutes 72-4005
- early retirement incentive program: is a program that provides cash payments, either in the form of a lump-sum payment at the beginning of the fiscal year, or in regular payments during the fiscal year. See Kansas Statutes 72-2291
- Education advocate: means a person appointed by the state board in accordance with the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Employees: means all licensed employees of school districts and of nonpublic schools and all instructional and administrative employees of area vocational-technical schools. See Kansas Statutes 72-2408
- Evaluation: means a multisourced and multidisciplinary examination, conducted in accordance with the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
- Exceptional children: means persons who are children with disabilities or gifted children and are school age, to be determined in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the state board, which age may differ from the ages of children required to attend school under the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
- Fact-finding: means the investigation by an individual or board of a dispute concerning terms and conditions of professional service which arose in the course of professional negotiation, and the submission of a report by such individual or board to the parties to such dispute which includes a determination of the issues involved, findings of fact regarding such issues, and the recommendation of the fact-finding individual or board for resolution of the dispute. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Federal law: means the individuals with disabilities education act, as amended. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Free appropriate public education: means special education and related services that: (1) Are provided at public expense, under public supervision and direction, and without charge; (2) meet the standards of the state board; (3) include an appropriate preschool, elementary, or secondary school education; and (4) are provided in conformity with an individualized education program. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- Gifted children: means exceptional children who are determined to be within the gifted category of exceptionality as such category is defined by the state board. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Homeless children: means "homeless children and youths" as defined in the federal McKinney-Vento homeless assistance act, 42 U. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- IEP: means a written statement for each exceptional child that is developed, reviewed, and revised in accordance with the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- IEP team: means a group of individuals composed of: (1) The parents of a child; (2) at least one regular education teacher of the child, if the child is, or may be, participating in the regular education environment; (3) at least one special education teacher or, where appropriate, at least one special education provider of the child; (4) a representative of the agency directly involved in providing educational services for the child who: (A) Is qualified to provide, or supervise the provision of, specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of exceptional children; (B) is knowledgeable about the general curriculum; and (C) is knowledgeable about the availability of resources of the agency; (5) an individual who can interpret the instructional implications of evaluation results; (6) at the discretion of the parent or the agency, other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the child, including related services personnel as appropriate; and (7) whenever appropriate, the child. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Independent educational evaluation: means an examination which is obtained by the parent of an exceptional child and performed by an individual or group of individuals who meet state and local standards to conduct such an examination. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
- Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- KAMS: means : (1) An accelerated residential, or on-line distance learning program for high school-age pupils who are academically talented in science and mathematics; and (2) a rigorous, two-year program of college coursework tailored to individual abilities and taught by the faculty of a postsecondary educational institution designated by the board. See Kansas Statutes 72-3903
- Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
- Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
- Lockout: means action taken by a board of education to provoke interruptions of or prevent the continuity of work normally and usually performed by the professional employees for the purpose of coercing professional employees into relinquishing rights guaranteed by this act and the act of which this section is amendatory. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Material change in services: means an increase or decrease of 25% or more of the duration or frequency of a special education service, a related service or a supplementary aid or a service specified on the IEP of an exceptional child. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Mediation: means the effort through interpretation and advice by an impartial third party to assist in reconciling a dispute concerning terms and conditions of professional service which arose in the course of professional negotiation between a board of education or its representatives and representatives of the recognized professional employees' organization. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Oath: includes an affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in similar cases "swear" includes affirm. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
- Official custodian: means any officer or employee of a private elementary or secondary school who is responsible for the custody and maintenance of pupil records. See Kansas Statutes 72-4345
- Parent: means : (1) A natural parent; (2) an adoptive parent; (3) a person acting as parent; (4) a legal guardian; (5) an education advocate; or (6) a foster parent, if the foster parent has been appointed the education advocate of an exceptional child. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Parent education program: means a program developed and operated by a board for the purpose of providing expectant parents and parents of infants or toddlers or both with information, advice, assistance, resource materials, guidance and learning experiences regarding such measures as parenting skills and the various styles of parenting, the processes and principles of growth and development of children, home learning activities designed for infants and toddlers, techniques emphasizing a positive approach to discipline, effective methods of communicating and interacting with children so as to foster the development of self-esteem, strategies for structuring behavioral limits and increasing mutual positive regard, and other elements of effective parenting that are conducive to the structuring of a home environment in which children are encouraged to be successful and productive learners. See Kansas Statutes 72-4161
- Person acting as parent: means a person such as a grandparent, stepparent or other relative with whom a child lives or a person other than a parent who is legally responsible for the welfare of a child. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt and things in action, and digital assets as defined in the revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act, K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- persons: includes one or more individuals, organizations, associations, corporations, boards, committees, commissions, agencies, or their representatives. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Postsecondary educational institution: has the meaning ascribed thereto in K. See Kansas Statutes 72-3903
- Private elementary or secondary school: means an organization which regularly offers education at the elementary or secondary level and attendance at which satisfies the compulsory school attendance laws of this state, but which is not accredited by the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-4345
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- Professional development: means any planned learning opportunities provided to certificated personnel employed by a school district or other authorized educational agency for purposes of improving the performance of such personnel in already held or assigned positions;
(b) "certificated personnel" means all employees of a school district or an authorized educational agency required to be certificated by the state board of education;
(c) "school district" means any public school district organized under the laws of this state;
(d) "authorized educational agencies" means area professional development centers, state education agencies, institutions of postsecondary education which are authorized under the laws of this state to award academic degrees, and other organizations which serve school districts;
(e) "area professional development center" means any regional organization providing professional development to school districts;
(f) "state board" means the state board of education;
(g) "department" means the state department of education;
(h) "board" means the board of education of any school district; and
(i) "school year" means the twelve-month period ending June 30. See Kansas Statutes 72-2545
- Professional employee: means any person employed by a board of education in a position which requires a certificate issued by the state board of education or employed by a board of education in a professional, educational or instructional capacity, but shall not mean any such person who is an administrative employee and, commencing in the 2006-2007 school year, shall not mean any person who is a retirant from school employment of the Kansas public employees retirement system, regardless of whether an agreement between a board of education and an exclusive representative of professional employees that covers terms and conditions of professional service provides to the contrary. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Professional negotiation: means meeting, conferring, consulting and discussing in a good faith effort by both parties to reach agreement with respect to the terms and conditions of professional service. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Program: means a program of bilingual education designed primarily to develop the English language skills of limited English proficient pupils in order to integrate such pupils into regular educational programs and enable such pupils to progress toward the maximum of their abilities. See Kansas Statutes 72-3609
- Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
- pupil: means a pupil who: (1) Is eligible for enrollment in the 11th grade or equivalent; (2) has completed at least two years of high school with distinction in mathematics or science by the end of 10th grade; (3) has achieved minimum composite scores of 23 on the ACT or 1100 on the SAT; and (4) demonstrates the maturity and capacity to benefit from the KAMS experience. See Kansas Statutes 72-3903
- Pupil records: means all records, files and data of pupils who are or have been in attendance at a private elementary or secondary school. See Kansas Statutes 72-4345
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights to them and interest in them, equitable as well as legal. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Regularly employed: shall mean employed for the major part of the working days, as distinguished from being employed as a substitute or for part-time work or less than a major part of the time. See Kansas Statutes 72-2670
- Related services: means transportation, and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services, including speech-language pathology and audiology services, interpreting services, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy, recreation, including therapeutic recreation, social work services, school nurse services designed to enable a child with a disability to receive a free appropriate public education as described in the child's IEP, counseling services, including rehabilitation counseling, orientation and mobility services, and medical services, except that such medical services shall be for diagnostic and evaluation purposes only, as may be required to assist an exceptional child to benefit from special education, and includes the early identification and assessment of disabling conditions in children. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
- Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
- Representative: means any professional employees' organization or any person it authorizes or designates to act in its behalf or any person a board of education authorizes or designates to act in its behalf. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- Retirement system: means the state school retirement system;
(b) "board" means the board of trustees of the Kansas public employees retirement system;
(c) "school year" means either the twelve-month period beginning on September first, or the legal school term during such period. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- Salary: shall mean the amount actually paid to the school employee for personal services plus the amount, if any, paid by the board of education toward an annuity for the school employee. See Kansas Statutes 72-2670
- school annuitant: means any person who is entitled to receive a school annuity;
(g) "school annuity" means the monthly payments due to any school annuitant. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- School annuity: shall mean the annual payment due to any school annuitant. See Kansas Statutes 72-2670
- School district: means any public school district. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- School district: means any public school district. See Kansas Statutes 72-3609
- School district: means any public school district organized and operating under the laws of this state. See Kansas Statutes 72-4161
- School employee: shall mean any person regularly employed, and paid out of public funds, to perform services for the school district, and shall include all teachers, principals, superintendents, supervisors, librarians, clerks, secretaries, school nurses, attendance officers, managers, engineers, building superintendents, maintenance and repairmen, custodians, and all other persons regularly employed by the board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-2670
- school employees: means persons who have performed or who shall hereafter perform school services as classroom teachers, administrators, supervisors, librarians, nurses, clerks, janitors or in any other full-time capacity in the public schools, area vocational-technical schools or community junior colleges of the state of Kansas and who are citizens of the United States and school employees shall include: (1) Persons who have performed service as a county superintendent of public instruction or as an employee appointed by and under the supervision of a county superintendent; (2) persons who have performed service as a state superintendent of public instruction or as an employee appointed by and under supervision of a state superintendent; (3) persons who have performed services as an employee appointed by the former state board for vocational education, except that prior to the time of accepting such employment by such county superintendent, state superintendent or state board for vocational education such employees had performed school service in Kansas as a teacher, principal, supervisor, or superintendent; (4) persons who are employees appointed by and under the supervision of the constitutional state board of education, including those employees transferred to the state department of education at its inception in January of 1969, and who prior to the time of accepting such employment by the state board of education had performed school service in Kansas as a teacher, principal, supervisor, or superintendent; (5) the commissioner of education if such commissioner exercises an irrevocable option to be covered by the state school retirement system in lieu of being covered by the Kansas public employees retirement system, which option shall be exercised by written notice of the commissioner of education at the time of appointment. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- school service: means : (1) Service performed as a school employee prior to September 1, 1941, if such years of service include at least six months during the years 1938-39 or 1939-40 or 1940-41; service performed by any employee who was not in school service in any of the school years from 1938 to 1941, but who reentered school service after September 1, 1941, and continued in such service for at least five years; all service prior to September 1, 1941, of any annuitant who retired prior to September 1, 1961, and who was granted a service annuity for one or more years as a contributing member of the school retirement system; all service prior to September 1, 1941, of any employee who served for at least six months during one of the qualifying years from 1938 to 1941 in a school system maintaining its own separate retirement system in Kansas, if such employee has not qualified, nor will in the future qualify, for retirement benefits under the separate retirement system; all service as a school employee, including out-of-state service as a school employee, for a period of 10 or more years prior to September 1, 1938, except that service annuities paid by the state of Kansas to such school employees shall not include such out-of-state service as a school employee, unless otherwise provided by law; (2) service as a school employee after September 1, 1941, as a contributing member of the school retirement system. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- School year: means the period from July 1 to June 30. See Kansas Statutes 72-2408
- Secondary school: means any nonprofit institutional day or residential school that offers instruction in any or all of the grades nine through 12. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Secretary: means the secretary of labor or a designee thereof. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- service annuity: means that part of the school annuity which is based upon the service record of the person concerned, and which is paid by the state;
(i) "savings annuity" means that part of the school annuity which results from the accumulated contributions of the school employee and interest thereon less the proportionate share of the expense of the administration of this act;
(j) "disability annuity" means a school annuity granted to a school employee who suffers such physical or mental disability as to be unable to perform school service;
(k) "standard annuity" means the school annuity which is granted to a school employee at the age of 65 years, as prescribed by this act. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- service record: means the individual record kept by the board for each school employee. See Kansas Statutes 72-2624
- Special education: means specially designed instruction provided at no cost to parents to meet the unique needs of an exceptional child, including:
(1) Instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and
(2) instruction in physical education. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Special teacher: means a person, employed by or under contract with a school district or a state institution to provide special education or related services, who is: (1) Qualified to provide special education or related services to exceptional children as determined pursuant to standards established by the state board; or (2) qualified to assist in the provision of special education or related services to exceptional children as determined pursuant to standards established by the state board. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- State agency: means the Kansas department for children and families, the Kansas department for aging and disability services, the department of corrections and the juvenile justice authority. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- State board: means , in the case of school districts and nonpublic schools, the state board of education; and in the case of area vocational-technical schools, the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 72-2408
- State board: means the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- State board: means the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-3609
- State board: means in the case of school districts and nonpublic schools, the state board of education and in the case of community colleges, the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 72-4005
- State board: means the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-4161
- State educational institution: has the meaning ascribed thereto in K. See Kansas Statutes 72-3251
- State institution: means any institution under the jurisdiction of a state agency. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- State plan: means the state plan for special education and related services authorized by this act. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Statutory declaration of impasse date: means July 31 in the current school year. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Strike: means an action taken for the purpose of coercing a change in the terms and conditions of professional service or the rights, privileges or obligations thereof, through any failure by concerted action with others to report for duty including, but not limited to, any work stoppage, slowdown, or refusal to work. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- Substantial change in placement: means the movement of an exceptional child, for more than 25% of the child's school day, from a less restrictive environment to a more restrictive environment or from a more restrictive environment to a less restrictive environment. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Supplemental contracts: means contracts for employment duties other than those services covered in the principal or primary contract of employment of the professional employee and shall include, but not be limited to, such services as coaching, supervising, directing and assisting extracurricular activities, chaperoning, ticket-taking, lunchroom supervision, and other similar and related activities. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Supplementary aids and services: means aids, services, and other supports that are provided in regular education classes or other education-related settings to enable children with disabilities to be educated with nondisabled children to the maximum extent appropriate. See Kansas Statutes 72-3404
- Teacher: shall mean and include teachers, supervisors, principals, superintendents and any other professional employees who are required to hold a teacher's or school administrator's certificate in any public school. See Kansas Statutes 72-2215
- Terms and conditions of professional service: means : (A) Salaries and wages, including pay for duties under supplemental contracts; hours and amounts of work; vacation allowance, holiday, sick, extended, sabbatical and other leave, and number of holidays; retirement; insurance benefits; wearing apparel; pay for overtime; jury duty; grievance procedure, including binding arbitration of grievances; disciplinary procedure; resignations; termination and nonrenewal of contracts; reemployment of professional employees; terms and form of the individual professional employee contract; probationary period; professional employee appraisal procedures; each of the foregoing being a term and condition of professional service, regardless of its impact on the employee or on the operation of the educational system; (B) matters which relate to privileges to be granted the recognized professional employees' organization, including, but not limited to, voluntary payroll deductions; dissemination of information regarding the professional negotiation process and related matters to members of the bargaining unit on school or college premises through direct contact with members of the bargaining unit; reasonable leaves of absence for members of the bargaining unit for organizational purposes, such as engaging in professional negotiation and partaking of instructional programs properly related to the representation of the bargaining unit; any of the foregoing privileges which are granted the recognized professional employees' organization through the professional negotiation process shall not be granted to any other professional employees' organization; and (C) such other matters as the parties mutually agree upon as properly related to professional service including, but not limited to, employment incentive or retention bonuses authorized under K. See Kansas Statutes 72-2218
- Testify: Answer questions in court.
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Textbooks: means regular adopted textbooks purchased by a school district for the use of pupils enrolled in the district. See Kansas Statutes 72-3356
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
- Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.