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HB1065: Educator Identifier Pilot Program

Privacy & Technology
Bill Number: HB1065
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Benefield; Sen. Spence

Creates the educator identifier pilot program for teachers and principals. Requires CDE to select at least 3 school districts for participation from those that submitted letters of interest, at least one of which should exhibit a significant teacher gap. Requires personally identifying information about teachers to be maintained separately in secure data location. Requires participating school districts to submit reports to the commission that include positive uses of teacher identifiers, any misuse, discussion of adequate protections and potential policy changes to close the teacher gap and improve student achievement.
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

05/21/2009 Signed by Governor

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