80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2399, Chapter 1229 Page: 2 of 5
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H.B. No. 2399
1 classroom instruction and student achievement;
2 (4) signing bonuses for classroom teachers new to the
3 campus who are teaching subjects that have been designated by the
4 commissioner as historically experiencing a critical shortage of
6 (5) a teacher mentoring program that meets the
7 requirements of Section 21.458;
8 (6) an activity that supports new teacher induction
9 programs, including:
10 (A) common planning time and collaboration;
11 (B) a professional development activity; and
12 (C) standards-based evaluations;
13 (7) an activity that supports common planning time and
14 curriculum development;
15 (8) a program that has been proven to recruit and
16 retain highly effective teachers, including a teacher retention
17 demonstration project that employs innovative, research-based
18 practices to identify and retain highly effective teachers, such
20 (A) a teacher recruitment and selection strategy
21 focused on attracting new and experienced teachers who have deep
22 content knowledge and a commitment to long-term participation in
23 the teaching profession;
24 (B) an alternative certification program that
25 prepares individuals who have deep content knowledge and
26 outstanding academic or professional achievement for long-term
27 participation in the teaching profession;
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2399, Chapter 1229, legislative document, 2007-05/2007-06; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth155011/m1/2/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.