H.R.6334 - Troops to Teachers Improvement Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] (Introduced 11/15/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||12/01/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6334 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/15/2006)
Troops to Teachers Improvement Act of 2006 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 with respect to the Troops-to-Teachers program (which provides armed forces veterans with teacher certification stipends in exchange for three years of service in a high-need local educational agency (LEA) or public charter school).
Allows a program participant, if a high-need LEA or public charter school is not located within 50 miles of his or her residence, to teach within an LEA or at a public charter school: (1) experiencing a shortage of highly qualified teachers, especially in science, mathematics, special education, or vocational or technical education; or (2) receiving grant funds because of concentrations of children from low-income families.