What is The Education Professions Development Act Of 1967?

Legal Definition
The Education Professions Development Act (EPDA) of 1967 (P.L. 90-35) is an American statute which amended and extended the Title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965. The EPDA was intended to improve the quality of teaching and to help overcome the shortage of adequately trained teachers by implementing training and retraining programs. The act had the effect of attracting top quality people capable of improving education during short- and long-term assignments in the profession.
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