H.R.4594 - Measures to Encourage Results in Teaching Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] (Introduced 09/17/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||09/17/1998 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4594 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/17/1998)
Measures to Encourage Results in Teaching Act of 1998 - Amends title II (Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a new part D (State Incentives for Teacher Testing and Merit Pay).
Directs the Secretary of Education to make an award to each State that: (1) administers a test to each elementary school and secondary school teacher in the State, with respect to the subjects taught by the teacher, every three to five years; and (2) has an elementary school and secondary school teacher compensation system based on merit.
Allows States to use Federal education funds for teacher testing and merit pay programs.