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 Bill Status of HJR0061  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TEACHER SHORTAGE TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett - Katie Stuart and Janet Yang Rohr

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Addressing the Illinois Teacher Shortage Task Force whose purpose is the following: (1) to obtain and analyze data on the teacher shortage, including how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the shortage, (2) to audit Illinois' teacher licensure laws and rules to determine if any laws or rules are an impediment to quality teachers joining the classroom, (3) to study and review required examinations for student teachers as well as professional development requirements for existing teachers, and (4) to provide recommendations on how to address the teacher shortage by removing impediments in current laws and rules.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/3/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  1/27/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/1/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  2/1/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  2/28/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr

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