Certification Shortcuts, Private School Vouchers Headline Troubling Legislation

House Education Committee Takes Another Shortcut, Fails to Address Causes of Teacher Shortage The most disturbing alternative certification bill yet, HB 221, passed the House Education Committee on a party-line vote of 12-3. This bill would allow school districts to bypass state certification and “self-certify” anyone meeting these minimal qualification thresholds   Be 18 years old…