92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3298
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Short description: 
SCH CD-PARAEDUCATOR CERTIFICAT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code.  Requires the State Board of Education to      
   jointly establish, with the State  Teacher  Certification  Board,  and      
   administer  a  certification  program  for  paraeducators. Prohibits a      
   school district, other than a  school  district  organized  under  the      
   Chicago  school  district  Article  of  the School Code, from hiring a      
   person on or after July 1,  2002  to  work  alongside  and  under  the      
   supervision  of  a  certified  teacher  or other licensed professional      
   staff member to support and  assist  in  providing  instructional  and      
   other  services  to  children and their families unless that person is      
   certified by the State Teacher Certification Board.   Creates  classes      
   of  paraeducator  certificates.  Requires the State Board of Education      
   to establish a paraeducator advisory  committee.   Effective  July  1,      
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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