Mississippi Legislature

1999 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2156

[Introduced] [Committee Substitute] [Passed Senate] [Sent to Governor]

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Title

Description: Assistance program for schools failing to meet accreditation; provide accountability and incentive grants.

History of Actions:

101/05/99(S)Referred To Education
201/28/99(S)Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
302/04/99(S)Committee Substitute Adopted
402/04/99(S)Passed
502/04/99(S)Motion to Reconsider Entered
602/11/99(S)Reconsidered
702/11/99(S)Passed
802/15/99(S)Transmitted To House
902/15/99(H)Referred To Education;Appropriations
1002/24/99(H)DR - TSDPAA: ED To AP
1103/01/99(H)DR - TSDPAA: AP To ED
1203/01/99(H)Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
1303/03/99(H)Amended
1403/03/99(H)Passed As Amended
1503/05/99(H)Returned For Concurrence
1603/11/99(S)Concurred in Amend From House
1703/16/99(S)Enrolled Bill Signed
1803/16/99(H)Enrolled Bill Signed
1903/19/99Approved by Governor

Amendments:

Lost [S] Amendment No 1
Adopted [H] Amendment No 1
Adopted [H] Amendment No 1 to Amendment No 1
Adopted [H] Amendment No 2 to Amendment No 1

Background Information:

Effective date*V/R App. Req.
DispositionLaw
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes
Chapter number421

Senate Committee:

House Committees:

Principal Author: Ferris

Code Sections: A 037-0016-0007, A 037-0017-0006, A 037-0017-0013, A 025-0009-0120

Title: AN ACT ENTITLED THE MISSISSIPPI STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1999; TO AMEND SECTION 37-16-7, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE STUDENT ASSESSMENT STANDARDS FOR STUDENT PROMOTION AND GRADUATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS; TO AMEND SECTION 37-17-6, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DEFINE STANDARDS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PERFORMANCE-BASED ACCREDITATION SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUAL SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, TO REQUIRE ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER A CONSERVATORSHIP TO REIMBURSE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR THE SALARY AND OTHER ACTUAL COSTS RELATED TO THE DUTIES OF THE CONSERVATOR, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO INITIATE AND MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OPERATION OF SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS UNDER A CONSERVATORSHIP, TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE CONSERVATOR, TO DELETE CERTAIN REFERENCES TO LEVEL I AND LEVEL II SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HOUSE AND SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEES A PROGRAM FOR IDENTIFYING AND GRANTING FINANCIAL INCENTIVES TO SCHOOLS THAT IMPROVE; TO AMEND SECTION 37-17-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL HAVE ALL POWERS OF THE PREVIOUSLY EXISTING SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT IN CASES WHERE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS BEEN ABOLISHED DUE TO A STATE OF EMERGENCY AND IN CONFORMITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-9-120, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ENTER INTO LONG-TERM CONTRACTS FOR STUDENT ASSESSMENT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/19/99 at 00:00.



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