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Assembly Bill 870: Exempting Virtual Schools from Teacher Certification
Introduced by Representatives Davis, Lemahieu, Pridemore, Gottlieb, Gunderson, Kerkman, Kestell, Kramer, Lothian, Montgomery, Mursau, Murtha, Newcomer, Nygren, A. Ott, Suder, Tauchen, Townsend, Vukmir, Ziegelbauer and Zipperer; cosponsored by Senators Leibham, Grothman, Kapanke, Lazich And Roessler.
Under current law, Wisconsin allows charter schools. This bill would expand charter schools to include virtual charter schools by (1) allowing teachers who are not certified to teach and (2) allowing students not within the district to enroll.
|2/22/2008||(Assembly) Introduced, referred to Committee on Education|
|2/25/2008||(Assembly) Public Hearing|
|2/26/2008||(Assembly) Passed 6-4|
|2/28/2008||(Assembly) Amendment approved 52-45|
|2/28/2008||(Assembly) Rules suspended, voted and passed 53-44|
|2/29/2008||(Senate) Received from Assembly, referred to Education Committee|
|3/21/2008||(Senate) Failed to concur in Senate Joint Resolution|
HSLDA opposes this bill
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