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Missouri House Near Passage of Bill to Enable More Substitute Teachers

(MISSOURINET) – The Missouri House of Representatives is near final approval on a bill to enable more people to become trained as substitute teachers.
This bill provides a four-year certificate for individuals with a background check and 36 college hours or a 20-hour online training,
Bill Sponsor Ed Lewis – Republican from Randolph recites how the current paperwork gets complicated:

The measure had bipartisan support in final debate. The state is in need of 500 or more substitute teachers- according to Democrat in favor of the bill.



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