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A bill might give minority education students more scholarship money

March 12, 2001
By: Jenny Hoff
State Capital Bureau
Links: HB 166

The House may pass a bill that will increase scholarships for prospective special education teachers. Jenny Hoff has more from the State Capitol.

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St. Louis Representative Quincy Troupe supports a bill that will give an increased scholarship to minority students who major in special education.

The bill would raise the current scholarship offered to teachers from $3000 to $6000.

Contents: Troupe says the whole state of Missouri is in need of special education teachers and this is one step of helping the problem.

The bill would also raise the amount of scholarships offered to students in teaching in St. Louis from 100 to 200. From Jefferson City, this is Jenny Hoff with KMOX.

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