Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Teacher academy. Allows the commission for higher education (commission) to enter into an academy agreement with one state educational institution for the establishment and operation of a teacher academy. Requires the commission to issue a request for proposals from state educational institutions before entering into an academy agreement. Establishes requirements for the request for proposals. Requires that certain terms and conditions must be included in an academy agreement. Establishes a teacher academy grant program to provide grants to eligible applicants for the cost of tuition and fees to attend the teacher academy. Establishes the teacher academy fund to provide funds: Teacher academy. Allows the commission for higher education (commission) to enter into an academy agreement with one state educational institution for the establishment and operation of a teacher academy. Requires the commission to issue a request for proposals from state educational institutions before entering into an academy agreement. Establishes requirements for the request for proposals. Requires that certain terms and conditions must be included in an academy agreement. Establishes a teacher academy grant program to provide grants to eligible applicants for the cost of tuition and fees to attend the teacher academy. Establishes the teacher academy fund to provide funds: (1) to a state educational institution for the costs of establishing and operating a teacher academy; and (2) for teacher academy grants awarded by the commission. ... View more