20 U.S. Code § 6675 - STEM master teacher corps

§ 6675.
STEM master teacher corps
(a) In generalFrom the funds reserved under section 6671(4) of this title for a fiscal year, the Secretary may award grants to—
(1)
State educational agencies to enable such agencies to support the development of a State-wide STEM master teacher corps; or
(2)
State educational agencies, or nonprofit organizations in partnership with State educational agencies, to support the implementation, replication, or expansion of effective science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professional development programs in schools across the State through collaboration with school administrators, principals, and STEM educators.
(b) STEM master teacher corpsIn this section, the term “STEM master teacher corps” means a State-led effort to elevate the status of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teaching profession by recognizing, rewarding, attracting, and retaining outstanding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers, particularly in high-need and rural schools, by—
(1) selecting candidates to be master teachers in the corps on the basis of—
(A)
content knowledge based on a screening examination; and
(B)
pedagogical knowledge of and success in teaching;
(2) offering such teachers opportunities to—
(A)
work with one another in scholarly communities; and
(B)
participate in and lead high-quality professional development; and
(3)
providing such teachers with additional appropriate and substantial compensation for the work described in paragraph (2) and in the master teacher community.
(Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2245, as added Pub. L. 114–95, title II, § 2002, Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1952.)
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 6675 to 6677 were repealed by Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title V, § 541(d)(1), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1735.

Section 6675, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2305, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1654, related to participation by States in the Troops-to-Teachers Program.

Another prior section 6675, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2305, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3635, related to technical assistance, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

Section 6676, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2306, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1654, related to support of innovative preretirement teacher certification programs.

Another prior section 6676, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2306, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3635, related to matching funds from private sources, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

Section 6677, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2307, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1655; amended Pub. L. 107–296, title XVII, § 1704(e)(9), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2315, required a report not later than Mar. 31, 2006, on the effectiveness of the Troops-to-Teachers Program.

Prior sections 6681 to 6684 were repealed by Pub. L. 114–95, § 5, title II, § 2002, Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1806, 1913, effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs.

Section 6681, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2311, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1655, set forth purposes of division B of subpart 1 of part C of former subchapter II of this chapter.

Section 6682, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2312, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1656, defined terms in division B of subpart 1 of part C of former subchapter II of this chapter.

Section 6683, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2313, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1656, related to transition to teaching grant program.

Section 6684, Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2314, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1659, related to evaluation and accountability for recruiting and retaining teachers.

Effective Date

Section effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114–95, set out as an Effective Date of 2015 Amendment note under section 6301 of this title.

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