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2017 Senate Bill 727: Revise interim teaching certificate detail

Public Act 106 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R) on December 13, 2017
To revise a detail of a law that lets an individual get an interim teaching certificate if among other things he or she is taking a training program deemed to be the equivalent of at least 12 college credit hours. The bill would retain a requirement that the program have a “proven record of producing successful teachers,” but remove a requirement that this record had to be proven “in one or more other states,” and also remove a basic math and reading skills test.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on December 13, 2017
Reported in the Senate on January 24, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on January 31, 2018
To eliminate a requirement that a interim teacher permit instruction program have "cohort grade point average" of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and instead require that the individual candidate have a GPA in that range.
The amendment failed 15 to 22 in the Senate on January 31, 2018.
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Passed 24 to 13 in the Senate on January 31, 2018.
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(same description)
To revise a detail of a law that lets an individual get an interim teaching certificate if among other things he or she is taking a training program deemed to be the equivalent of at least 12 college credit hours. The bill would retain a requirement that the program have a “proven record of producing successful teachers,” but remove a requirement that this record had to be proven “in one or more other states,” and also remove a basic math and reading skills test.
Received in the House on January 31, 2018
Referred to the House Education Reform Committee on January 31, 2018
Reported in the House on February 22, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 85 to 23 in the House on March 21, 2018.
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(same description)
To revise a detail of a law that lets an individual get an interim teaching certificate if among other things he or she is taking a training program deemed to be the equivalent of at least 12 college credit hours. The bill would retain a requirement that the program have a “proven record of producing successful teachers,” but remove a requirement that this record had to be proven “in one or more other states,” and also remove a basic math and reading skills test.
Received in the Senate on March 22, 2018
Passed 24 to 10 in the Senate on March 22, 2018.
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To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 5, 2018

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