Board of Ed. to Consider Teacher License-Renewal Proposal

Board of Ed. to Consider Teacher License-Renewal Proposal


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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- Utah teachers are facing tough new requirements but the state wants to give them time to fulfill them.

Friday the State Board of Education will consider a proposal that allows licensed teachers to continue teaching while they fulfill requirements for license-renewal.

More than 70 percent of Utah's veteran teachers must take tests in the subjects they teach or get more training.

The requirements are part of the 'No Child Left Behind' act that says teachers in the nations' classrooms must be highly qualified.

Utah teachers say earlier proposal disregards teachers' current licenses but this new system will show that teachers are already highly qualified if they're licenced.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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