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SB19-009

Financial Incentives For Rural Educators

Concerning providing financial incentives for educators to work in rural areas.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

Educators in rural areas - financial incentives. Before passage of the act, the department of higher education (department) annually awarded up to 40 stipends of not more than $2,800 to students enrolled in teacher preparation programs who agreed to teach in a rural school or rural school district. The act removes the limit on the number of stipends and increases the stipend amount to $4,000.

Before the act, the department also annually awarded up to 60 stipends to educators in rural schools and rural school districts who were seeking certain certifications. The act removes the limit on the number of stipends.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/25/2019 Signed Act PDF
    03/15/2019 Final Act PDF
    03/06/2019 Rerevised PDF
    03/05/2019 Revised PDF
    01/30/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    01/29/2019 Engrossed PDF
    01/04/2019 Introduced PDF

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