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Washington - At one time Washington had planned a formal new teacher program. In 1991 the State of Washington was piloting its Beginning Teacher Assistance Program which used experienced teachers serving as mentors for new staff. As of 1998 the Washington program does provide money to support school mentoring programs.


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