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Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5737
Session Year 2000
 


An Act Concerning Education Aid.

To require student performance trends on the mastery examinations to be considered over a three-year period. To require the Department of Education to establish standards for school districts to use to determine if a school on the list of schools needing improvement is making progress. To provide grants to school districts that have schools on the list. To require the department to develop an identifier system to track the individual performance of students on the mastery examinations. To require the department to designate a series of programs that have demonstrated success in improving student performance in specific areas. To require the Commissioner of Education to report annually to the General Assembly on progress made by schools on the list. To provide grants to public libraries in school districts which have schools on the list to establish partnership programs with such schools. To require summer school programs for students who fail to reach the remedial standard on the state-wide mastery examination to include a number of components. To provide that school readiness grants be based on a three-year average of kindergarten enrolment rather than kindergarten enrolment in the year prior to the year the grant is to be paid. To encourage more directors of programs to obtain the National Administrator Credential. To encourage additional staff training. To establish a tax credit for businesses that make donations to school readiness programs. To provide for school readiness needs assessments. To make other minor and technical changes to the program.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/1/2000Signed by the Governor
 5/19/2000Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/17/2000(LCO)Public Act 00-187
 5/3/2000Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/3/2000Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 5/3/2000Rules Suspended
 5/3/2000Senate Calendar Number 545
 5/3/2000Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/2/2000Transmitted Pursuant to the Joint Rules
 5/2/2000House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/2/2000House Rejected House Amendment Schedule C 5353
 5/2/2000House Rejected House Amendment Schedule B 5317
 5/2/2000House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 5297
 4/24/2000(LM)Joint Favorable
 4/24/2000Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/24/2000No New File by Committee on Legislative Management
 4/24/2000(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/24/2000(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/20/2000Referred by House to Committee on Legislative Management
 4/18/2000Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/18/2000No New File by Committee on Human Services
 4/18/2000(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/18/2000(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/18/2000(HS)Joint Favorable
 4/16/2000Referred by House to Committee on Human Services
 4/11/2000(LCO)File Number 523
 4/11/2000House Calendar Number 416
 4/11/2000Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/11/2000(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/4/2000(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/10/00 5:00 PM
 3/27/2000(APP)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/27/2000(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/22/2000Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
 3/21/2000Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Appropriations
 3/21/2000(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/16/2000(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/15/2000(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Appropriations
 2/25/2000Public Hearing 03/03
 2/24/2000Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of HB-5737

Rep. Joan V. Hartley, 73rd Dist.
Rep. Moira K. Lyons, 146th Dist.
Rep. Andrea L. Stillman, 38th Dist.
Rep. Walter M. Pawelkiewicz, 49th Dist.
Rep. Minnie Gonzalez, 3rd Dist.
Rep. Sonya Googins, 31st Dist.
Rep. Howard C. Scipio, 93rd Dist.
Rep. Edna I. Garcia, 128th Dist.
Rep. Konstantinos Diamantis, 79th Dist.
Rep. Nancy Beals, 88th Dist.
Rep. Lewis J. Wallace, 109th Dist.
Rep. Antonietta Boucher, 143rd Dist.
Rep. Mary K. McGrattan, 42nd Dist.
Rep. Ernest E. Newton, 124th Dist.

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