House Bill 157

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Title AN ACT relating to teacher advancement and making an appropriation therefor.
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Bill Request Number 482
Sponsor A. Koenig
Summary of Original Version 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; provide that the teacher advancement fund shall be administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority under administrative regulations which shall be promulgated by December 1, 2009; provide that beginning July 1, 2010, 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 5-year teaching commitment; prohibit a teacher from receiving the tuition assistance if the teacher is receiving other federal or state funds for tuition costs.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Educational Professional Standards Board
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Master's degree, tuition waived for
Education, Finance - Teacher advancement fund, creation of
Education, Higher - Master's degree for teachers, tuition waved for
Teachers - Master's degree, tuition waived for
Universities and Colleges - Master's degree for teachers, tuition waived for

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01/08/09
  • introduced in House
02/03/09
  • to Education (H)


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