20-4-503. Critical quality educator shortages. (1) The board of public education, in consultation with the office of public instruction, shall identify:
(a) specific schools that are impacted by critical quality educator shortages; and
(b) within the schools identified in subsection (1)(a), the specific quality educator licensure or endorsement areas that are impacted by critical quality educator shortages.
(2) The board of public education shall publish an annual report listing the schools and the licensure or endorsement areas identified as impacted by critical quality educator shortages, explaining the reasons that specific schools and licensure or endorsement areas have been identified and providing information regarding any success in retention.
(3) Quality educators working at schools identified in subsection (1) are eligible for repayment of all or part of the quality educator's outstanding educational loans existing at the time of application in accordance with the eligibility and award criteria established under this part.
History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 1, Sp. L. May 2007.