Summary: S.Con.Res.30 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.Con.Res.30. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/12/1987)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) an independent, professionally controlled, nonprofit National Board for Professional Teaching Standards should be established for teacher certification in elementary and secondary education; (2) the certification process and assessments associated with it should meet specified recommended standards; and (3) the States should decide whether to require certification for teaching licensure purposes.

Encourages the States to: (1) recognize such certification process through teacher incentives; (2) consider the incorporation of Board standards in the teacher licensure process; and (3) broaden the scope of the certification process to include other education professionals.