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SB 363: Teacher credentialing: identification number (2007)


In 2006, Joe authored a seminal piece of legislation (SB 1614) to create a statewide database of California teachers.  When fully developed, the database will allow researchers to provide policymakers with critical information about the performance of teacher training programs—so we know which dollars are working and which are wasted.  The database will also help us answer important questions about the distribution of the teacher workforce, and give us a better understanding of who is teaching what.  SB 363 is a follow-on measure that makes minor, technical changes to clarify SB 1614.

Final Status and Text

SB 363 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

Background Information

For more information about the state teacher database, please refer to the page for SB 1614 (Simitian, 2006).