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SB 1015 Public schools; kindergarten instructional time.

Introduced by: George L. Barker | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Public schools; kindergarten instructional time. Increases from 540 hours to 990 hours the minimum instructional hours in a school year for students in kindergarten. The bill directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations by July 1, 2019, establishing standards for accreditation that include a requirement that the standard school day for students in kindergarten average at least 5.5 instructional hours in order to qualify for full accreditation. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2019.


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