New York Amends Rules to Attract Out-of-State Teachers
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Faced with a teacher shortage, New York education leaders are making it easier for out-of-state teachers to work in the state.
The policy-making Board of Regents on Monday amended rules so that experienced teachers certified elsewhere who meet citizenship and training requirements can qualify for an initial certificate in New York state.
Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia says the changes will help ease the teacher shortage while upholding high standards.
The changes also apply for certified school leaders.
[STORY BY: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]