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Idaho Ends Stipend Program for National-Board Certification

By The Associated Press — January 10, 2012 1 min read

Idaho is ending a stipend for teachers earning national board certification, and some fear the loss of that incentive will result in fewer educators completing the rigorous program, which can take up to three years to finish. Lawmakers in the 2010 Idaho legislature voted to discontinue a long-standing stipend of $10,000, distributed over five years, to teachers who earn the certification, starting in July.

A version of this article appeared in the January 11, 2012 edition of Education Week as Idaho Ends Stipend Program for National-Board Certification

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