ASSEMBLY, No. 1849

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2014 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  PAMELA R. LAMPITT

District 6 (Burlington and Camden)

Assemblywoman  L. GRACE SPENCER

District 29 (Essex)

Senator  RONALD L. RICE

District 28 (Essex)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblyman Coughlin

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Prohibits State Board of Education from limiting number of certain two-year college credits that may be applied towards meeting teacher certification requirements.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Assembly Education Committee with technical review.

  


An Act concerning teacher certification and supplementing chapter 26 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    The State Board of Education shall not adopt any regulation or policy which restricts the number of semester-hour credits earned in the field of professional education at a regionally accredited two-year college that may be accepted toward meeting the requirements for teacher certification, provided that  the credits are accepted by a State-approved college professional education preparation program.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.