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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Addressing Teacher Shortages Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To support the preparation and retention of outstanding educators in all fields to ensure a bright future for children and youth in under-resourced and underserved communities in the United States, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

10/02/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

10/02/2018Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2]* 10/02/2018

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House Education and the Workforce10/02/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/02/2018)

Addressing Teacher Shortages Act of 2018

This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to establish an Addressing Teacher Shortages Program. Through this program, ED shall award competitive grants for local education agencies, in partnership with institutions of higher education, to address teacher shortage challenges.

Specifically, grant funds may be used to establish or expand:

  • teaching residency programs,
  • teacher mentor programs,
  • specified recruitment and training programs, and
  • other evidence-based strategies to increase teacher retention and support teachers.