- Examiners, state boards rethinking traditional use of practical exams, scored exams, and live patients
- Default discipline of licensee who sent rebuttal letter prior to filing of disciplinary charges is valid
- Law does not waive sovereign immunity for constitutional claims unless they involve challenge of a state statute
- U.S. court restores emergency health law authorizing discipline of physicians performing abortions
- Architects, CPAs, engineers, surveyors push back against licensing deregulation campaigns
Two 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.
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