Legislation targeting shortage of teachers: Lawmaker hopes to make getting credential easier, more affordable for those entering field

Monday, January 23, 2017

Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, proposed Assembly Bill 169 to establish a $20,000 grant program for students enrolled in teaching credential programs specializing in areas of high need. He also crafted Assembly Bill 170 to repeal a law prohibiting state college students from graduating in four years with a teaching credential. - See more at: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2017-01-23/legislation-targeting-shortage-of-teachers-lawmaker-hopes-to-make-getting-credential-easier-more-affordable-for-those-entering-field/1776425174680.html#sthash.IHBYNd9G.dpuf