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HB336

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HB 336 (BR 939) - A. Koenig

     AN ACT relating to teacher advancement.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to establish a teacher advancement fund to provide tuition assistance to the public postsecondary education institutions for teachers completing a master's degree or the continuing education option for Rank II; the teacher advancement fund shall be administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority under administrative regulations which shall be promulgated by December 1, 2008; beginning July 1, 2009, a practicing teacher in a public school who agrees to teach for five years after completion of the Rank II shall receive tuition assistance 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 five-year teaching commitment; prohibit a teacher from receiving the tuition assistance if the teacher is receiving other federal or state funds for tuition costs.

     Jan 22-introduced in House
     Jan 24-to Education (H)


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