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122A.23 APPLICANTS TRAINED IN OTHER STATES.

Subdivision 1.

MS 2017 Supp [Repealed, 1Sp2017 c 5 art 3 s 36]

Subd. 2.

MS 2017 Supp [Repealed, 1Sp2017 c 5 art 3 s 36]

Subd. 3.Teacher licensure agreements with adjoining states.

(a) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board must enter into a National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) interstate agreement and other interstate agreements for teacher licensure to allow fully certified teachers from adjoining states to transfer their certification to Minnesota. The board must enter into these interstate agreements only after determining that the rigor of the teacher licensure or certification requirements in the adjoining state is commensurate with the rigor of Minnesota's teacher licensure requirements. The board may limit an interstate agreement to particular content fields or grade levels based on established priorities or identified shortages. This subdivision does not apply to out-of-state applicants holding only a provisional teaching license.

(b) The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board must work with designated authorities in adjoining states to establish interstate teacher licensure agreements under this section.

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