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  • Summary date: Apr 26 2021 - View Summary

    Establishes the out-of-state residency license teacher recruitment pilot program (program) to be implemented in Craven County Schools for a term of five years, beginning with the 2021-22 academic year, to attract high-quality teachers to a local administrative unit serving military-connected students. Provides for a teacher employed by the Craven County Board of Education to be charged the in-state tuition rate for courses the teacher completes towards an educator license if the teacher (1) holds a residency license; (2) does not qualify as a resident for tuition purposes; and (3) is enrolled in an educator preparation program at ECU, UNC-W, Elizabeth City State, or Fayetteville State. Establishes two goals of the program, as specified. Prohibits displacement of a resident eligible for in-state tuition who is seeking enrollment in the educator preparation program offered by a constituent institution participating in the program. Requires Craven County Schools to annually report to the specified NCGA committee and division for the duration of the program, beginning September 15, 2022. Details required content of the reports.