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Committee on Education and LaborEarly Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary EducationIntroducedJuly 31st, 2013
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Keep Teachers Teaching Act of 2013
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants for innovative teacher retention programs.
Keep Teachers Teaching Act of 2013 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to award competitive, renewable grants to local educational agencies (LEAs), states, and partnerships of LEAs, nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education for the development and implementation of innovative teacher retention programs that include: (1) professional development; (2) teacher mentoring; (3) advanced certification or credentialing; (4) research, travel, or fellowship opportunities; and (5) pairing teachers with research or industry professionals. Requires the Secretary to: (1) identify the most promising teacher retention strategies, and (2) make information about those strategies publicly available and easily accessible to states and LEAs.