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SB 180 (BR 1874) - D. Givens

     AN ACT relating to alternative certification for Teach for America participants.
     Amend KRS 161.048 to establish an alternative teacher certification option for Teach for America participants under certain conditions; provide that this option shall be considered a pilot program and an option during the time period from the effective date of this Act until the Race to the Top funding program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is completed; permit the option to continue by promulgation of an administrative regulation by the Education Professional Standards Board.


     SCA (1, K. Winters) - Clarify that the alternative certification option for a Teach for America participant shall not conflict with the participation criteria of the Teach for America program.

     SFA (1, G. Neal) - Delete language relating to teaching in shortage areas.

     HFA (1, R. Nelson) - Urge the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to enshrine Coach Joe B. Hall among its inductees.

     HFA (2/Title, R. Nelson) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 26-introduced in Senate
     Mar 1-to Education (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2010
     Mar 9-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 10-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1)
     Mar 12-received in House
     Mar 15-to Education (H)
     Mar 18-posted in committee
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 25, 2010
     Mar 25-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 91-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 79)

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