NC TEACHING FELLOWS CHANGES.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 383 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 27, 2019
AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE NORTH CAROLINA TEACHING FELLOWS PROGRAM.
Intro. by Ballard, Tillman, Johnson.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 28 2019)
S 383

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 116-209.62, regarding the NC Teaching Fellows Program (Program). Expands the Program to include eight higher education institutions with approved educator preparation programs (EPPs) that represent a diverse selection by the Teaching Fellows Commission of both postsecondary constituent institutions of the UNC System and private postsecondary institutions operating in the State (previously, limited selection to five institutions and did not require the selections to represent a diverse pool). Makes technical and conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2019, and applies to the award of forgivable loans beginning with the 2020-21 academic year.

    Further amends GS 116-209.62 to provide for forgivable loans under the Program to students matriculating at institutions of higher education who are changing to an approved program of study at (was, enrollment in) a selected EPP. Effective July 1, 2019, and applies to the award of forgivable loans beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.


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