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Charter school law leads to public-school teacher license waivers

tmhcrr0iTwo school districts have been granted temporary waivers from certain state licensing requirements for teachers . The school districts in Arkansas were unable to place a specifically qualified  teacher into every classroom for every subject, which led to their request. A 2015 state law  allows a public school district to seek any waivers granted to a charter school that has drawn students away from the district. Officials hope the changes will incentivize more teachers to relocate to Pine Bluff, where the school districts are located.

Full story by John Lyon via SWTimes