Description: School districts; pilot program requiring pupils to read a minimum of 4 books per school year.
History of Actions:
|1||01/05/99||(S)||Referred To Education|
|2||02/02/99||(S)||Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 1999|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|3/5ths vote required||No|
Principal Author: Simmons
Additional Authors: Hawks, Jordan (24th)
Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM AUTHORIZING LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS IN THE STATE TO REQUIRE ALL PUPILS IN GRADES 1-12 TO READ A MINIMUM OF FOUR BOOKS PER SCHOOL YEAR AND MAKE REPORTS THEREON; TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND ISSUE GUIDELINES UNDER WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY APPLY FOR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PILOT PROGRAM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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