Amend the bill, as and if amended, in Section 59-40-50, as contained in SECTION 6, page 10, by adding an appropriately lettered new subsection at the end to read:
/ ( ) The provisions contained in this section apply to traditional public schools and local public school districts as determined by the district school board. However, teachers employed in core areas in traditional public schools and local public school districts, as determined by the district school board, must be highly qualified, which requires state certification and excludes the provision of subsection (B)(9)(i) of this section. For purposes of this subsection, 'core areas' are as defined by applicable federal law. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.