07RS HB392

HB392

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HB 392 (BR 1329) - A. Koenig, J. Draud

     AN ACT relating to teacher advancement.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to establish a teacher advancement fund to provide tuition reimbursement to the public postsecondary education institutions for teachers completing a master's degree or the continuing education option for Rank II; provide that the teacher advancement fund shall be administered by the Education Professional Standards Board under administrative regulations which shall be promulgated by December 1, 2007; provide that beginning July 1, 2008, a practicing teacher in a public school who agrees to teach for 5 years after completion of the Rank II shall receive a tuition waiver at a public postsecondary education institution for courses leading to a master's degree or the continuing education option for Rank II; provide a schedule of reimbursement for a teacher who does not complete the 5 year teaching commitment; prohibit a teacher from receiving the tuition waiver if the teacher is receiving other federal or state funds for tuition costs.

     Feb 9-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Education (H)


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