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S1392................................................by JUDICIARY AND RULES TEACHERS - QUALIFICATION - Adds to existing law to impose limits upon adoption of an alternative teacher qualification program; and to require research and a report. 02/24 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/25 Rpt prt - to Educ 03/11 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/12 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1392 BY JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO ALTERNATIVE TEACHER QUALIFICATION; AMENDING CHAPTER 1, TITLE 33, 3 IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-131, IDAHO CODE, TO IMPOSE 4 LIMITS UPON ADOPTION OF AN ALTERNATIVE TEACHER QUALIFICATION PROGRAM AND 5 TO REQUIRE RESEARCH AND A REPORT. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 1, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is 8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des- 9 ignated as Section 33-131, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: 10 33-131. ALTERNATIVE TEACHER QUALIFICATION. The state board of education 11 shall not authorize any alternative means of denoting an individual qualified 12 to teach in this state prior to July 1, 2006. Prior to adopting any alterna- 13 tive program, the board shall, in cooperation with the state department of 14 education, conduct research on the available programs, comparing the programs 15 in their particulars, with specific emphasis upon which programs provide the 16 best assessment of a potential teacher's classroom ability. The results of the 17 comparison and the report on the findings of the board shall be presented to 18 the legislature and made available to the public prior to any action to adopt 19 a program in Idaho.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14132C1 An act relating to alternative teacher qualification; amending Chapter 1, Title 33, Idaho Code, by the addition of a new section 33-131, Idaho Code, to impose limits upon adoption of an alternative teacher qualification program and to require research and a report. FISCAL IMPACT None Contact Name: Senator Gary Schroeder Phone: 332-1324 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1392