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Scheduling/School Calendar--Summer School


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State Status/Date Level Summary
CTVetoed 06/2014P-12Minor Revisions to Education Statutes
H.B. 5566
This bill makes numerous minor changes to the education statutes including:
1. Changing the title of "special master" for a district under state supervision and control to "district improvement specialist"
2. Changing the number and schedule of required vision...

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MOVetoed 05/2014P-12Summer School
S.B. 493
Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education. Mandates that any regular or summer school term scheduled for the month of June, July, or August, the school week shall be limited to no more than four days.
http://www.senate.mo.gov/14info/p...

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SCSigned into law 05/2014P-12Summer Reading Program
S.J.R. 1194
Allowscertain school districts to use summer reading program funds to partner with the department's summer reading loss prevention project to provide books to certain students over the summer, and to allow partnering school districts to carry forward unexpecte...

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WISigned into law 04/2014P-12Number of school days and hours of instruction and State Aid for Interim Classes
S.B. 589
Retains the requirements relating to the hours of pupil instruction, but eliminates the requirement that a school district hold school for 180 days each year.  If the school district does not comply with the hour requirements, the state superintendent must wit...

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WASigned into law 04/2014P-12Expanded Learning Opportunities
S.B. 6163
From bill digest: Creates the expanded learning opportunities council to advise the governor, the legislature, and the superintendent of public instruction regarding an expanded learning opportunities system, with particular attention paid to solutions to summ...

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NMVetoed 03/2014P-12Summer Civics Courses as Electives
S.B. 169
Allows summer civics courses to be offered as electives.
http://www.nmlegis.gov/Sessions/14%20Regular/final/SB0169.pdf...

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WISigned into law 06/2013P-12Summer School Choice Funding
Act 20 - Sections 1852, 1852j, 1867, 1867r, and 9334(4L)
Deletes the current law calculation of the choice payment for summer school and, instead, provides that schools offering summer school would receive an amount equal to 5% of the maximum per pupil choice payment that could have been paid at the end of the immed...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12Grant Program to Provide Instruction to Educationally Disadvantaged Students
H.B. 742
Establishes a grant program for districts to provide summer instruction primarily for students who are educationally disadvantaged. Directs the commissioner to establish and administer a grant program to provide grants to up to 10 districts to provide instruct...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12Expanded Learning Opportunities Council
S.B. 503
Establishes the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students. Establishes membership. Provides "expanded learning opportunities" may be provided by offering rigo...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12Summer Course Enrollment of Students Not Enrolled in District
H.B. 2137
Requires a district, with exceptions, to permit a person eligible to attend school under statutory school age laws but who is not enrolled in the district to enroll in a summer school course on the same basis as a district student. Requires such person to sati...

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DCPassed 05/2013P-12Participation in summer learning
D.C. Resolution 20-126
It is the sense of the Council that in light of the DCPS's late announcement of its new invitation-only policy for summer education, the District's 70% proficiency goals, and the
District's financial position, in 2013, any student resident who wishes to enrol...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science
A.B. 1663
Partially from bill summary: Amends methodology for establishing tuition fee for the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science operated by the regents of the University of California. Requests the regents to set a tuition fee within a range th...

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MDSigned into law 05/2012P-12Maryland After-School and Summer Opportunity Fund Program
H.B. 886
Extends the Maryland After-School Opportunity Fund Program to include summer programs. Provides that only nonpreofit organizations are eligible to receive a grant. Directs the executive committee to ensure funds are granted to nonprofit organizations in all ge...

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KYSigned into law 04/2012P-12Summer Learning Camps
S.B. 95 - Summer Learning Camps
Outlines rationale for summer learning camps. Encourages development of a summer learning program for children from low-income families and children behind in grade level work who are entering the second year of the primary program through grade 5. Requires th...

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KYSigned into law 04/2012P-12Governor's Scholars Program Administration
H.B. 278
Transfers the Governor's Scholars Program from the office of the governor to the education and workforce development cabinet. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB278/bill.doc...

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CASigned into law 10/2011P-12After School Education and Safety Program
S.B. 429
From bill summary: Provides that any school that establishes a program pursuant to the After School Education and Safety Program, or establishes a program with a before school program component pursuant to the program, is eligible to receive a supplemental gra...

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ILSigned into law 07/2011P-12Summer Remediation in Reading and Math
H.B. 139
Provides that if a student has performed below grade level for two consecutive years, a remedial summer school program must provide an emphasis on reading and math.
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/97/HB/PDF/09700HB0139lv.pdf...

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CTSigned into law 07/2011P-12Closing the Achievement Gap/Early Literacy
S.B. 929
Sec. 1 - Establishes a task force to address the academic achievement gaps in Connecticut by considering effective approaches to closing the achievement gaps in elementary, middle and high schools. Requires the task force to submit a master plan to the General...

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GASigned into law 05/2011P-12Remediation
H.B. 192 - Remediation
Extends for 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years a provision waiving the state from specified reimbursement for additional days of instruction for low-performing students.
Page 8 of 11: http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20112012/116810.pdf...

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UTSigned into law 03/2011P-12Allowable Expenditures of K-3 Reading Improvement Program Funds
S.B. 63
Identifies allowable expenditures of K-3 Reading Improvement Program funds, including, among other uses, focused reading remediations through before- and after-school programs and summer programs, or reading software. Directs the state board to annually report...

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CASigned into law 10/2010P-12Supplemental Instruction
A.B. 1610 - Supplemental Instruction
From bill summary: Makes inoperative until July 1, 2013 the requirement that districts offer programs of direct, systematic and intensive supplemental instruction (during summer, before or after school, on Saturdays or during intersession--not during the regul...

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CASigned into law 09/2010P-1221st Century Community Learning Centers Program
S.B. 798
Primarily from bill summary: Requires, in any fiscal year in which the total state appropriation for that fiscal year under the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program exceeds the total state appropriation for the 2008–09 fiscal year after certain fund...

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RIPassed 11/2009P-12Task Force to Study Summer Learning Programs
H.B. 5967
Creates a thirteen member special legislative task force whose purpose it would be to make a comprehensive study of summer learning programs and report back to the General Assembly. http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/billtext09/housetext09/h5967aa.htm...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12Community Schools
H.B. 684
Defines "community school" as a school that partners with its community to provide enrichment and life skill opportunities for students, parents and community members. Subject to an appropriation or the availability of funding for such purposes, requires the s...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12Summer Food Service
S.B. 1977 - Summer Food Service
Clarifies that districts must continue to operate a summer breakfast and lunch program as long as they have one or more schools (i) in which at least 50% of the students are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals and (ii) that have a summer school pro...

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CASigned into law 07/2009P-12After School Education and Safety Program
A.B. 2 - Section 8
The purpose of the After School Education and Safety Program is to create incentives for establishing before- and after-school enrichment programs (including during the summer) that partner public schools and communities to provide academic and literacy suppor...

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RISigned into law 07/2009P-12Rhode Island After School and Summer Learning Program Act
H.B. 5802
Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to begin planning an initial, demonstration after school and summer learning program that meets high quality standards; includes child care. http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/PublicLaws/law09/law09087.ht...

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RISigned into law 07/2009P-12Rhode Island After School and Summer Learning Program Act
S.B. 954
Requires the department of elementary and secondary education to begin planning an initial, demonstration after school and summer learning program that meets high quality standards. Goal: Meets high quality standards, is age/grade appropriate, runs programming...

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ORSigned into law 06/2009P-12Summer school
S.B. 484
Requires the Department of Education to establish a pilot program to encourage school districts to provide supplemental summer instruction; authorizes school districts participating in the program to seek public or private funds for the purposes of offering su...

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NDSigned into law 05/2009P-12Summer School Support
H.B. 1400 - Summer School Section
Summer school courses and programs eligible for payment from the state: 1. a. Remedial mathematics provided to students enrolled in any grade from kindergarten
through eight; b. Remedial reading provided to students enrolled in any grade from kindergarten thro...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Smart Core Incentive Funding Program
S.B. 918
Creates the Smart Core Incentive Funding Program to provide a financial incentive to assist with a public high school's efforts to encourage students to complete the Smart Core curriculum and promote programs that contribute to student success, including tutor...

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ILSigned into law 08/2008P-12Assorted Amendments to the School Code
S.B. 2482
Repeals the Professional Development Block Grant. Amends requirements related to annual census for special education, such that census must include students age 3 to 21 (rather than birth to 21) receiving special education services. Eliminates requirement that...

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WVSigned into law 07/2008P-12Summer School Teaching Staff
H.B. 217B
Requires county boards filling summer school program positions to give employment preference to professional educators who are regularly employed by the county on a full-time basis. http://www.legis.state.wv.us/Bill_Text_HTML/2008_SESSIONS/2X/BILLS/hb217%20enr...

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MOAdopted 07/2008P-12SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
5 CSR 50-340.050
Proposes rules regarding standards for summer school programs. MISSOURI 17889
http://www.sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/5csr/5c50-340.pdf...

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WYAdopted 07/2008P-12Bridges Summer School, Enrichment, Extended Day Grant
Chapter 33
Establishes emergency rules regarding grants under the Wyoming Bridges Summer School, Enrichment and Extended Day Grant Program. Sets forth grant requirements and application procedures to which districts must adhere to for eligibility. http://www.k12.wy.us/A/...

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OKSigned into law 06/2008P-12Support for Summer Reading, Survey on District Online Testing Capacity
S.B. 1769
Relates to schools; provides a school district which has a certain amount of students participating in a summer reading program may be allocated a base amount of moneys for the program which shall be in addition to the per-student reimbursement amount provided...

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TXAdopted 06/2008P-12Intensive Summer Program Grants
19 TAC 1.4.L.4.210 -.214
The Intensive Summer Program purpose is to create pilot programs in which institutions of higher education provide intensive academic instruction for students who are identified as being at risk of dropping out of school or college. The areas for intensive ins...

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ILAdopted 01/2008P-12Summer Bridges Program
23 IAC 232.50, .60
Strengthen recipient districts' accountability with respect to implementation of the program, chiefly by providing for some quality assurance measures regarding the teachers paid from the state funds provided. Salient among these requirements are following the...

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COAdopted 11/2007P-12Summer School Grant Program
1 CCR 301-50
Clarifies rules regarding the Summer School Grant Program for Academic Achievement, including funding provisions, curriculum and assessments and evaluation of progress. COLORADO 9376
http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeboard/download/bdregs_301-50.pdf...

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NYAdopted 08/2007P-12Summer Academies and Teacher Professional Development for Middle Grades Math and Science
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.14 and 100.15
Establishes criteria for the award of grants for the Excelsior Scholars program for grade 7 math and science students. Establishes criteria for the award of grants for summer institutes for mathematics and science teachers in grades 5-8. Effective November 15,...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12Summer Breakfast/Lunch Program
H.B. 1964
Directs a district to develop a plan to have a summer breakfast or lunch (or both) program for each school (i) in which at least 50% of the students are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals and (ii) that has a summer school program. Requires such pl...

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WVSigned into law 03/2007P-12Education Code Amendments
H.B. 2189
Amends Education Code in the following ways:

1) Prescribes authorities of county school boards.
2) Expands purposes for which schools may expend funds.
3) Establishes certain vehicle and driver safety requirements for transporting students to a school-sponso...

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WYSigned into law 02/2007P-12Extended Day & Summer School Programs, Distance Learning/Virtual University & Finance - Alternative Education Updates
H.B. 115
Requires the state superintendent of public instruction to review at-risk program strategies funded under the block grant model, specifically including alternative schools and imposes a moratorium on new alternative schools recognized under the model during th...

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TXAdopted 08/2006P-12Optional Extended Year Program
19 TAC 2.105.AA.105.1001
Amends rules relating to the optional extended year program for students in kindergarten through grade eleven who are identified as likely not to be promoted to the next grade level for the succeeding school year. TEXAS 9885
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/rules/ta...

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WYEmergency Rule Adoption 06/2006P-12Summer School & Extended Day Grant Program
Chapter 33
Establishes emergency rules concerning the Bridges summer school, enrichment, and extended day grant programs. Sets forth the grant requirements and application procedures for eligibility and application for financial assistance for the provision of interventi...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12Florida Secondary School Redesign Act
H.B. 7087 - Section 19
Defines secondary schools as those serving grades 6-12. Specifies that the following guiding principles must be used in the annual preparation of each secondary school's improvement plan:

(a) Struggling students, especially those in failing schools, need th...

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NDAdopted 04/2006P-12Credentials and Instructional Standards
NDAC 67-11-01-01, thru 01-07.1 non-seq, 67-15-02-01 thru 02-07non-seq, 67-19-01-01 thru 01-43 non-seq, 67-20-01-01 thru 01-08, 67-22-01-01thru 01-03, 67- 24-01 thru -01-07
Amends administrative rules pertainingto credentials for Title I coordinator, library media, special education director, special education strategist, and reconfiguration ofinstructional days, high school summer school payments, and entrance standards or high ...

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WYSigned into law 03/2006P-12Resource Block Grant Model -- Recalibration
H.B. 139
Relates to school finance; implements 2005 recalibration modifications to the state education resource block grant model; clarifies duties of the secretary of state, state superintendent, Department of Education, school districts and the School Facilities Comm...

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LAAdopted 12/2005P-12Summer School and Private Providers
LAC 28:CXV.2504
Allows students to attend summer school from private providers if the summer school applications from the private provider are approved by the district. Page 7 of 106: http://www.doa.state.la.us/osr/reg/0512/0512RUL.pdf...

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LAAdopted 12/2005P-12Private Summer School Providers
LAC 28:LXXIX, Chapter 1-31
Relates to private schools. Adds programs of study and revises summer school policy.
Pages 8-34 of 106: http://www.doa.state.la.us/osr/reg/0512/0512RUL.pdf...

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OKSigned into law 05/2005P-12Focus on Reading and Math in Grades K to 3
H.B. 1621
Requires each school district to ensure that instructional time each day of the school year in kindergarten through third grade is focused on reading and mathematics. Requires the state board of education to encourage school districts to integrate the teachin...

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AZSigned into law 04/2005P-12Pupils With Disabilities
H.B. 2432
Changes statutory reference from "extended school year program" to "extended school year services" for students with disabilities. Rewrites language pertaining to circumstances under which extended school year services must be provided to such students. Specif...

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WYSigned into law 02/2005P-12School Finance
S.F. 47
Continues assistance to school districts for full-day kindergarten programs ($5 million) and the summer school grant program ($4.5 million); provides assistance to school districts for health insurance ($33,321,419). http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2005/enroll/SF...

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CAVetoed, back in Senate to unfinished business 10/2004P-12
Community College
Postsec.
Concurrent Enrollment
S.B. 905
Relates to existing law which authorizes a principal to recommend a high school pupil for community college summer session attendance, if that pupil demonstrates adequate preparation in the discipline to be studies and has exhausted all opportunities to enroll...

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LASigned into law 06/2004P-12Fees for Louisiana School of Math, Science, and the Arts
H.B. 431
Increases certain fees imposed by the board of directors of the state school of math, science, and the arts. Increases maximum possible security deposit from $100 to $150; increases maximum possible room and board fee for summer session from $300 to $400 per ...

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DESigned into law 07/2003P-12Summer School
S.B. 141
Allows the use of indicators other than assessments prior to mandatory summer school; permits other indicators to be used to determine if a student has demonstrated proficient performance relative to the state content standards prior to summer school; provides...

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INSigned into law 05/2003P-12Joint Summer School Programs; Teacher Testing
S.B. 230
Allows a school corporation to enter into an agreement with other school corporations and accredited nonpublic schools to provide joint summer school programs for high school students. Allows the joint programs to be conducted by state educational institutions...

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MASigned into law 08/2002P-12Preschool, Extended-Day and -Year Programs for Limited English Proficient Students
H.B. 5010
Permits districts to establish full-time or part-time preschool, after-school or summer school programs English language learners programs, although these programs may not substitute for English language learners programs provided during the regular school yea...

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IDSigned into law 07/2002P-12Alternative summer school programs
H.B. 687
Creates mechanism and funding for alternative summer school programs....

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MDSigned into law 07/2002P-12Maryland Educational Opportunity Summer Pilot Program
H.B. 1370
Allows, if federal funds are sufficient, districts in addition to Baltimore and Prince George's County to apply to department for grants to participate in the Maryland Educational Opportunity Summer Pilot Program. Extends pilot program through June 30, 2007. ...

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COSigned into law 05/2002P-12Summer School Grant Program and Teacher Pay Incentive Program
H.B. 1304
Expands the Summer School Grant Program to provide funding to school districts for the operation of intensive literacy and reading comprehension education services to students preparing to enter the first grade who scored at an unsatisfactory level on the kind...

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MDSigned by governor 05/2002P-12Maryland Educational Opportunity Summer Pilot Program
H.B. 1370
Provides that if additional federal funding becomes available for the Maryland Educational Opportunity Summer Pilot Program, counties other than Baltimore County and Prince George's County are eligible to apply to the department for grants. Extends pilot progr...

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DESigned into law 05/2002P-12Below the Standard Score and Individual Improvement Plan for Promotion
S.B. 322
Before enactment of this legislation, this subparagraph banned any 3rd-, 5th- or 8th-grader scoring Well Below the Standard on the state reading assessment from being promoted to the next grade unless the student participated in a summer school program and att...

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KYSigned into law 04/2002P-12Waivers for Extended Day/Week/Year Programs
H.B. 626
Authorizes the commissioner of education to approve district requests for grant waivers that would allow the district to use grants for extended day/week/year through an "alternative service delivery option," including offering programs during the school day....

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MSSigned into law 03/2002P-12Extended Day and -Year Programs and Home Rule
S.B. 2317
Deletes the automatic repealer on the authority of local school boards to provide extended school day and extended school year programs and on local school district instructional home rule authority....

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NMVetoed 04/2001P-12Omnibus Bill with Appropriations
S.B. 307
Creates public school reading proficiency fund to help train teachers to teach reading and writing to students below grade level; sets up "enterprise centers" to provide fee-for-service assistance to districts; creates "probationary school intervention funds" ...

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CASigned into law 09/2000P-12Extended School Year for Low-Performing Schools
S.B. 1387
Extends the date of repeal of existing law authorizing the Compton Unified School District to identify low-performing schools in the district and make pupils in K-12 in those schools eligible for extended school year instruction, to 1/1/2002....

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CASigned into law 07/2000P-12Mandatory Summer School
S.B. 1683
Renames summer school instructional programs as supplemental instructional programs and would authorize the programs also to be offered before school. Requires the governing board of each school district to offer that supplemental instruction to pupils in grad...

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ILSigned into law 05/2000P-12Safety, School Report Cards, Background Checks, Summer School
H.B. 4587
Public Act No. 91-4587; Amends the School Code to provide that the School Safety and Educational Improvement Block Grant Program shall provide funding for school report cards and criminal background investigations; adds the Summer Bridges program to the progra...

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Remediation, Summer School
H.B. 1353
Re-arranges paragraphs of the Standards of Quality pertaining to remediation programs and requirements in order to provide consistency, clarity, and readability; clarifies that any student who does not pass literacy tests or any of the Standards of Learning as...

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