AACTE Celebrates New Bill Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu

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Proposed Grant Program Would Offer Better Access to Quality Instruction for High-Need Students

(Sept. 14, 2011, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) today celebrates a promising legislative development through Rep. Judy Chu’s (D-CA) introduction of H.R. 2902, “The Equal Access to Quality Education Act.” The Association has been working collaboratively with Rep. Chu’s office on the bill, which would establish a competitive grant program to ensure that students in high-need schools have equal access to a quality education delivered by an effective, diverse teaching workforce.