WHEREAS, Alabama Administrative Code, Rule No. 290-3-3-.56(2)(b)2.(ii), requires that approval by the State Board of Education shall be secured before a proposal for a new program is reviewed by the Teacher Education and Certification Office of the State Department of Education; and
WHEREAS, the State Superintendent of Education has received from the Chief Administrative Officer of the University of South Alabama a written request for a review team to visit the institution; and
WHEREAS, the request lists the specific proposed program for which the State Board of Education approval is being sought, together with information concerning the factors to be taken into account in determining the need for such a program; and
WHEREAS, the State Superintendent of Education recommends that the program be reviewed by the Teacher Education and Certification Office of the State Department of Education.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education hereby authorizes a review of the following program:
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