92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2208
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Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Higher Education Student  Assistance  Act.   Allows  a      
   scholarship  to  be awarded to a person preparing to teach mathematics      
   or science at the elementary or secondary school level if that  person      
   agrees  to  teach  for  at  least 5 years in a school district that is      
   financially or academically troubled.   Allows  a  scholarship  to  be      
   awarded  to  an  exceptional  teacher for the costs of undertaking the      
   National  Board  for  Professional  Teaching  Standards  certification      
   process if the teacher agrees to assist other candidates  through  the      
   certification process for 2 years.  Allows a scholarship to be awarded      
   to  a person who shows outstanding promise for success as a teacher or      
   a principal or superintendent if that person agrees  to  teach  or  to      
   administer  or  supervise  in  the  State's public school system for a      
   period of not  less  than  one  year  for  each  year  of  scholarship      
   assistance.  Provides that if a school district offers a bonus to this      
   scholarship recipient for successfully working in a high-need area for      
   3 years, then the State shall match that bonus amount.  Effective July      
   1, 2001.                                                                    
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Human Rights)                             
          The Department anticipates minimal fiscal impact to its opera-       
          tions if HB 2008 passes.                                             
          FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Student Assistance Commission)                     
          The fiscal impact of HB 2208 is estimated to be $13 million          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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