HB0715 (CH0328)

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Institutions of Higher Education - Teacher Preparation Programs - Accreditation and Approval

Sponsored by:

Chair, Ways and Means Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 328

Synopsis:Authorizing the State Department of Education to approve a program of undergraduate or graduate studies offered by an institution of higher education in the State that would certify a recipient to teach, in addition to approval of the program by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and in lieu of national accreditation; requiring the Department and the Commission to jointly agree on specified standards; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Education)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education, State Department of
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Higher Education Commission
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education
(1-101, 11-208)

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.