Summary: H.R.7023 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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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.