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House Bill 1121

House Bill 1121

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF HB 1121 (Updated February 19, 2003 11:42 AM - DI 109)

Teacher recruitment and retention. Establishes a teacher recruitment and retention fund, administered by the professional standards board, to: (1) attract qualified teachers to those geographical areas of the state where a critical shortage of teachers exists; and (2) retain qualified teachers in teacher shortage areas; by providing student loan repayment assistance. Provides that as a condition of participating in the program and receiving student loan repayments, a teacher must agree to employment as a licensed teacher in a school district located in a teacher shortage area for a period of at least five years.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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