PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 108 STAT. 3617 nation Demonstration Program under section 941(j) of the Educational Research, Development, Dissemination, and Improvement Act of 1994, that provide a forum for interaction among teachers of the core academic subjects and that allow the exchange of information on advances in content and pedagogy; "(4) efforts to train teachers in the innovative uses and applications of technology to enhance student learning; "(5) the development and dissemination of model teaching standards in the core academic subjects; "(6) disseminating standards in the core academic subjects, including information on voluntary national content standards and voluntary national student performance standards and related models of high-quality professional development; "(7) the dissemination of information about voluntary national content standards, State content standards, voluntary national student performance standards and State student performance standards, and related models of high-quality professional development; "(8) efforts to train teachers in innovative instructional methodologies designed to meet the diverse learning needs of individual students, including methodologies which integrate academic and vocational learning and applied learning, interactive, interdisciplinary team teaching, and other alternative teaching strategies, such as service learning, experiential learning, career-related education, and environmental education, that integrate real world applications into the core academic subjects; "(9) disseminating models of high-qusdity professional development activities that train educators in strategies, techniques, methods, and practices for meeting the educational needs of historically underserved populations, including females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, limited-English-proficient individuals, and economically disadvantaged individuals, in order to ensure that all students have the opportunity to achieve challenging State student performance standards; "(10) promoting the transferability of licensure and certification of teachers and administrators among State and local jurisdictions; "(11) supporting the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; "(12) developing activities to prepare teachers, and, where appropriate, paraprofessionals, pupil services personnel, and other staff in the collaborative skills needed to appropriately teach children with disabilities in the core academic subjects; "(13) encouraging the development of innovative models for recruitment, induction, retention, and assessment of new, highly qualified teachers, especially such teachers from historically underrepresented groups; and "(14) joint activities with other Federal agencies and entities engaged in or supporting similar professional development efforts. "SEC. 2103. NATIONAL TEACHER TRAINING PROJECT. "(a) SHORT TITLE; FINDINGS; DEFINITIONS.— "(1) SHORT TITLE.—This section may be cited as the 'National Teacher Training Project Act of 1994'. National Teacher Training Project Act of 1994. 20 USC 6623.
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