§ 38–2253. The Program at UDC.
(a) Beginning with School Year 2022-2023, UDC shall begin using at least $200,000 of the subsidy it receives from the District government for the Program to pay for the tuition, required academic fees, bootcamp preparation or training academies, required examination fees, and book and supply costs for District residents it selects to participate in the Program. UDC shall select individuals to participate in both Program pathways, provide extensive mentorship to each Program participant, including continued mentorship during the first 2 years after a Program participant is hired by an LEA as a teacher, and assist Program participants in obtaining employment at an LEA if the Program participant meets all of the employment criteria set by the LEA.
(b) UDC also may use the subsidy it receives from the District government to pay:
(1) The salaries and fringe benefits of faculty, staff, and peer mentors directly engaged in the provision of courses necessary to obtain a baccalaureate or master's degree in education or teaching at UDC;
(2) For instructional materials used in courses necessary to obtain a baccalaureate or master's degree in education or teaching at UDC; and
(3) For marketing and recruitment activities to attract District residents to the Program at UDC.