ALT TEACHER CERT-PROGRAM LIMIT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Article concerning certification of teachers in the
School Code. Removes the limit on the number of new participants in
the alternative certification program. Reduces the previous
experience requirement from 5 years to 2. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School
Code. In the Teacher Certification Article, provides that the
alternative certificate program shall be limited to new participants
not to exceed the number of unfilled positions as reported to the
State Board of Education during the prior school year (now, the
program is limited to not more than 260 new participants during each
year that the program is in effect). In the provision concerning the
employment requirement, removes the minimum period of time that the
person must have been employed.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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