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Page_white_text H2617: To direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to high-need local educational agencies to establish teaching residency programs    [0 comments]
  • Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to make competitive, three-year, matching grants to high-need local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish and support teacher residency programs under which residents engage in rigorous master's level coursework at a college or university with which the LEA has an agreement while undertaking a guided teaching apprenticeship alongside a mentor teacher.
  • Requires mentor teachers to have at least five years of teaching experience at a school in the high-need LEA and a master's degree in education or teaching.
  • Requires program participants to attain full state teaching certification prior to completing the program and accept placement for at least five academic years thereafter in a school chosen by the high-need LEA.
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WorldH2617 at GovTrack BookH2617 at the Library of Congress
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Illinois
http://www.house.gov/emanuel

Co-Sponsors
Rep. Kevin Brady [R, TX-8]
Rep. George Butterfield [D, NC-1]
Rep. Julia Carson [D, IN-7]
Rep. Kathy Castor [D, FL-11]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D, TN-9]
Rep. Henry Cuellar [D, TX-28]
Rep. Danny Davis [D, IL-7]
Rep. Vernon Ehlers [R, MI-3]
Rep. Bob Etheridge [D, NC-2]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D, FL-23]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D, TX-18]
Rep. William Jefferson [D, LA-2]
Rep. James McGovern [D, MA-3]
Rep. Gregory Meeks [D, NY-6]
Rep. Linda Sanchez [D, CA-39]

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