Public schools; teacher licensure. (SB955)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; teacher licensure. Directs the Board of Education to establish criteria in its regulations governing licensure that exempts any person seeking initial licensure from coursework and professional teacher's assessment requirements if such person graduated with a baccalaureate degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics in the top 10 percent of his graduating class from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102069D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2013Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB955)
01/24/2013Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)