HB 3217

Status: Signed by governor
Author: Rep. Trent Ashby 
Sponsor: Sen. Angela Paxton
Summary: Deletes current law that prohibits education as an academic major for eligibility for a teaching certificate. Deletes current law that prohibits the State Board for Educator Certification from requiring more than 18 semester credit hours of education courses. Provides that field-based experience can be included in the credit hours needed for certification (rather than only internship hours as under current law).  

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