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HB 162 - Amends Teacher Tenure Policy - Key Vote

Alaska Key Votes




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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (28-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Teacher Tenure Policy

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the probationary period prior to acquiring tenure for public school teachers.

  • Increases the probationary period for a public school teacher to acquire tenure from 3 years to 5 years (Sec. 1 & 2).
  • Specifies that a teacher employed by a “rural school district” may acquire tenure after a probationary period 2 years shorter than urban public school teachers (Sec. 3). 
  • Defines "rural school district" as a regional educational attendance area or a school district located in a borough or city with a population of less than 5,500 (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Teacher Tenure Policy


  • Tammie Wilson (AK - R) (Out Of Office)


  • Eric A. Feige (AK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn Gattis (AK - R) (Out Of Office)
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