PG NewsPG delivery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Home Page
PG News: Nation and World, Region and State, Neighborhoods, Business, Sports, Health and Science, Magazine, Forum
Sports: Headlines, Steelers, Pirates, Penguins, Collegiate, Scholastic
Lifestyle: Columnists, Food, Homes, Restaurants, Gardening, Travel, SEEN, Consumer, Pets
Arts and Entertainment: Movies, TV, Music, Books, Crossword, Lottery
Photo Journal: Post-Gazette photos
AP Wire: News and sports from the Associated Press
Business: Business: Business and Technology News, Personal Business, Consumer, Interact, Stock Quotes, PG Benchmarks, PG on Wheels
Classifieds: Jobs, Real Estate, Automotive, Celebrations and other Post-Gazette Classifieds
Web Extras: Marketplace, Bridal, Headlines by Email, Postcards
Weather: AccuWeather Forecast, Conditions, National Weather, Almanac
Health & Science: Health, Science and Environment
Search: Search post-gazette.com by keyword or date
PG Store: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette merchandise
PG Delivery: Home Delivery, Back Copies, Mail Subscriptions

Weather

Headlines by E-mail

Headlines Region & State Neighborhoods Business
Sports Health & Science Magazine Forum

Dirty Secrets: Checks to protect students

Monday, November 01, 1999

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 Criminal background checks required for certification? State/Federal  Fingerprints required for certification?Disclosure of outstanding warrants/
arrests?  
Statute of limitations on reporting abuse?   Accurate recommen-
dations required?*  
Prior dismissal disclosure?
STATE
AlabamaYes/YesYesNoNoNoYes
AlaskaYes/YesYesNoNoNoYes
ArizonaYes/YesYesNoNoNoNo
ArkansasYes/YesYesNo YesNoNo
CaliforniaYes/YesYesNoNoYesYes
ColoradoYes/YesYesNoNoYesYes
ConnecticutNo/No1No1NoNoNoYes
DelawareNo1/No1No1NoNoNoNo
Dist. of Col.Yes/YesYesNoNoNoNo
FloridaYes/YesYesYesNoYesNo
GeorgiaNo1/No1No1YesNoNoYes
HawaiiYes/YesYesNo**NoYes
IdahoYes/YesYesNoYesNoYes
IllinoisYes/NoNoNoNoNoNo
IndianaYes/NoNoNo**NoYes
IowaNo/NoNoNoYesNoNo
KansasYes/NoNoYesNoNoNo
KentuckyYes/YesYesNoNoNoNo
LouisianaNo/NoNo1NoNoNoNo
MaineNo6/No6No6NoNoNoNo
MarylandNo1/No1YesNoNoNoYes
MassachusettsYes/YesNoYesNoNoYes
MichiganYes/YesNoNoYesNoNo
MinnesotaYes/YesYesNoNoNoNo
MississippiNo/NoNoNoNoNoNo
MissouriYes /YesYesYesNoNoYes
MontanaNo/NoNoNo YesNoYes
NebraskaYes2/Yes2YesYesNoNoNo
NevadaYes/YesYesYesNoNoYes
New Hamp.No1/No1No1YesNoNoYes
New JerseyYes/YesYesNoNoNoNo
New MexicoYes/YesYesYesNoNoYes
New YorkNo/No3No3YesNoNoYes
North CarolinaYes/NoNoNoNoNoNo
North DakotaYes/YesYesNoNoNoYes
OhioYes/YesYesYesNoNoNo
OklahomaNo/NoNoYesYesNoYes
OregonYes/YesYesYesNoNoYes
PennsylvaniaYes/No4No4NoYesNoYes
Rhode IslandNo/NoNoYesNoNoYes
South CarolinaYes/YesYesYesNoNoNo
South DakotaNo /NoNoNoYesNoNo
TennesseeNo/NoNoNo****No
TexasYes/NoNoNoNoNoNo
UtahYes/YesYesYesNoNoYes
VermontYes/YesYesYesNoNoYes
VirginiaNo/NoNoNoNoNoNo
WashingtonYes/YesYesNoNoNoYes
West VirginiaNo/NoNo1NoYesNoNo
WisconsinYes/YesYes5YesNoNoYes
WyomingYes/YesYesYesNoNoYes
FOOTNOTES:
* -- by state law or school code
1 -- Required at hiring.
2 -- Required for applicants who have lived out of state for five years or more.
3 -- Required only in New York City.
4 -- Required for applicants who have lived in state less than one year.
5 -- Required for applicants who have lived out of state for 20 years or more.
6 -- Begins July 2000
** -- no response.


Back to series



bottom navigation bar Terms of Use  Privacy Policy