ERIC Number: ED324297
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jul-10
National Teacher Act of 1990. Report To Accompany S. 1676. Senate, 101st Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This Senate bill would initiate a variety of measures aimed at improving the recruitment, retention, and professional development of qualified elementary and secondary school teachers. It focuses these efforts particularly where acute teacher shortages have been identified, including shortages of minority teachers, teachers for limited English proficient students, disabled students, preschool age children, and teachers for certain subject areas such as math and science. This report from the Committee on Labor and Human Resources contains: (1) summary of the bill; (2) legislative history; (3) background and need for the legislation; (4) committee views on recruitment, teacher enhancement, demonstration projects, and studies and evaluation; (5) votes in committee; (6) cost estimates; (7) regulatory impact statement; (8) section by section analysis; and (9) changes in existing law. (JD)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Fellowships, Incentive Grants, Inservice Teacher Education, Minority Group Teachers, School Based Management, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Shortage
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.