92nd General Assembly
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   105 ILCS 5/2-3.131 new                                                      
   105 ILCS 5/2-3.132 new                                                      

        Provides that this amendatory Act  may  be  referred  to  as  the      
   Quality  Teacher Incentive and Mentoring Law.  Amends the School Code.      
   Requires the State Board of Education to implement  and  administer  a      
   quality teacher incentive program, in which the Board provides signing      
   bonuses  of $1,000 each to eligible teachers.  Requires the teacher to      
   agree to teach in a public school  for  a  minimum  of  3  consecutive      
   years.   Requires  the State Board of Education to implement a quality      
   teacher mentoring program, in which the Board awards grants to  school      
   districts  that  meet certain criteria to allow these school districts      
   to develop or expand teacher mentoring programs.  Requires the  school      
   district to have a mentoring program for new teachers in their first 3      
   years of employment.  Effective July 1, 2002.                               
   JAN-29-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-29-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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