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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill appropriates money for math teacher training programs.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . appropriates money to the State Board of Education to award grants to institutions
13 of higher education or nonprofit education organizations for math teacher training
15 . specifies the qualifications of individuals eligible to receive the training; and
16 . requires the State Board of Education to make rules establishing criteria for
17 awarding grants for math teacher training programs.
18 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 This bill appropriates:
20 . to the State Board of Education, as an ongoing appropriation:
21 . from the Education Fund, $500,000.
22 Other Special Clauses:
23 This bill provides an effective date.
24 Utah Code Sections Affected:
26 53A-6-901, Utah Code Annotated 1953
28 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
29 Section 1. Section 53A-6-901 is enacted to read:
31 53A-6-901. Grants for math teacher training programs.
32 (1) The board may award grants to institutions of higher education or nonprofit
33 educational organizations for programs that provide mentoring and training leading to a
34 secondary education license with an endorsement in mathematics for an individual who:
35 (a) is not a teacher in a public or private school;
36 (b) does not have a teaching license;
37 (c) has a bachelor's degree or higher; and
38 (d) demonstrates a high level of mathematics competency by:
39 (i) successfully completing substantial course work in mathematics; and
40 (ii) passing a mathematics content exam.
41 (2) (a) The board shall make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
42 Administrative Rulemaking Act, that establish criteria for awarding grants under this section.
43 (b) In awarding grants, the board shall consider the amount or percent of matching
44 funds provided by the grant recipient.
45 Section 2. Appropriation.
46 Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act, the
47 following sums of money are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated, or
48 reduced from amounts previously appropriated, out of the funds or accounts indicated for the
49 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013. These are additions to any
50 amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2013.
51 To State Board of Education
52 From Education Fund, ongoing $500,000
53 Schedule of Programs:
54 Math Teacher Training $500,000
55 Section 3. Effective date.
56 (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), if approved by two-thirds of all the members
57 elected to each house, this bill takes effect upon approval by the governor, or the day following
58 the constitutional time limit of Utah Constitution Article VII, Section 8, without the governor's
59 signature, or in the case of a veto override.
60 (2) Uncodified Section 2, Appropriation, takes effect on July 1, 2012.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-2-12 2:20 PM