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Addressing Teacher Shortages Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill 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.


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Date Actions Overview
07/31/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
07/31/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL]* 07/31/2019
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] 11/18/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions07/31/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/31/2019)

Addressing Teacher Shortages Act of 2019

This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to establish an Addressing Teacher Shortages Program. Through this program, ED shall award grants for local education agencies 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.