LYONS,EILEEN-KOSEL-WINTERS-MITCHELL-WINKEL, BOST, JONES,JOHN,
MYERS, KLINGLER, WAIT, CROTTY, ACEVEDO, MCAULIFFE,
LYONS,JOSEPH AND LOPEZ.
SCH CD-PROMOTION GRANTS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Creates a student promotion policy grant
program to be implemented and administered by the State Board of
Education. Provides for the award of grants by the State Board of
Education, from appropriations made for purposes of the program, to
school districts that establish and implement a student promotion
policy. Provides that a school district is not eligible to receive a
grant unless its student promotion policy includes, for students who
do not qualify for or may require remedial assistance in order to
qualify for promotion to the next higher grade, a summer bridge
program of no less than 90 hours or a program of increased
instructional time under which students receiving remedial assistance
receive more clock hours of instruction in a school day and school
week than are required for non-remedial assistance students.
Effective July 1, 1998.
FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Education)
If districts need financial assistance in addition to available
funding of $56.5 M in the Block Grant for School Safety and
Educational Improvement, specific dollar amount is unknown.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Education)
No change from SBE fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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