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Senate Bill 1216 Passes

June 23, 2020 1:45 PM | John Walsh (Administrator)

Senate Bill 1216 was voted on by the Senate Education Committee yesterday and passed 11-0. This bill gives the PA Secretary of Education authority to use discretion in granting temporary or permanent teaching certificates under certain circumstances. It would address the access to testing issues many recent graduates and renewing teachers are having due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The bill can be found here:  https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=PDF&sessYr=2019&sessInd=0&billBody=S&billTyp=B&billNbr=1216&pn=1784

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