2003 Regular Session
By: Representative Scott (80th)
AN ACT TO REQUIRE TEACHERS IN CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO INCORPORATE INTO THEIR CURRICULUM DAILY AND WEEKLY HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The State Department of Education shall require each teacher employed by a school district having a high incidence of juvenile crime, sixty percent (60%) food stamp participation and a Level 3 or lower accreditation rating to develop and incorporate into the curriculum being taught by that teacher daily and weekly homework assignments. The daily homework assignments must include both written and reading assignments. As part of the weekly assignments, students must be required to complete vocabulary and spelling homework lessons.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2003.