Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Expedited teacher licensing for military spouses. Requires the state board of education to adopt rules, including emergency rules, that establish procedures to expedite the issuance, renewal, or reinstatement of a teacher license to a military spouse whose husband or wife is assigned to a duty station in Indiana. (Current law allows, but does not require, the state board to adopt such rules.) Requires the state board of education to promote and encourage military spouses to participate in the federal Troops to Teachers program, or a similar program approved by the department of education. Expedited teacher licensing for military spouses. Requires the state board of education to adopt rules, including emergency rules, that establish procedures to expedite the issuance, renewal, or reinstatement of a teacher license to a military spouse whose husband or wife is assigned to a duty station in Indiana. (Current law allows, but does not require, the state board to adopt such rules.) Requires the state board of education to promote and encourage military spouses to participate in the federal Troops to Teachers program, or a similar program approved by the department of education.