Description: School districts; pilot program requiring pupils to read a minimum of 4 books per school year.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/17 (S) Referred To Education|
|2||02/01 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2005|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Simmons
Additional Authors: Harden, Jackson (11th), Walls, Dawkins, Lee (47th), Walley, Horhn, Butler, Jordan, Thomas
Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM AUTHORIZING LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS IN THE STATE TO REQUIRE ALL PUPILS IN GRADES 1 THROUGH 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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