STATE OF NEW JERSEY
PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2014 SESSION
Assemblywoman PAMELA R. LAMPITT
District 6 (Burlington and Camden)
Assemblywoman L. GRACE SPENCER
District 29 (Essex)
Senator RONALD L. RICE
District 28 (Essex)
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.