Bill description: Senate Bill 1007 expands work opportunities for public educators by respecting teaching certifications from compact member states.
Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home businesses. Conversely, does it remove barriers to entry into the market?
SB 1007 allows teachers with certifications from other states in the compact to be eligible for the professional endorsement they need to teach in Idaho public schools. The bill clarifies that a certified educator from another state does not have to receive any additional certification in Idaho to be able to work. This increases competition in the teaching profession and allows Idaho to attract and keep better public educators.
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