SB 528 - Education - SAT preparatory course cert. schools

Georgia Senate - 1995/1996 Sessions

SB 528 - Education - SAT preparatory course cert. schools

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Code Sections - 20-2-145
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Senate Comm: Ed / House Comm: Ed / Senate Vote: Yeas 45 Nays 0 --------------------------------------------- Senate Action House --------------------------------------------- 1/10/96 Read 1st time 3/6/96 2/29/96 Favorably Reported Sub Committee Amend/Sub 3/5/96 Read 2nd Time 3/7/96 3/6/96 Read 3rd Time 3/6/96 Passed/Adopted CS Comm/Floor Amend/Sub --------------------------------------------- Code Sections amended: 20-2-145
SB 528 96 LC 19 3077S (SCS) SENATE BILL 528 By: Senator James of the 35th A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1- 1 To amend Part 2 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the 1- 2 Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to competencies 1- 3 and core curriculum, so as to authorize implementation of a 1- 4 Scholastic Aptitude Test preparatory course for certain 1- 5 public schools; to provide that the contents of such course 1- 6 may be prescribed by each local board of education; to 1- 7 repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. 1- 8 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: SECTION 1. 1- 9 Part 2 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official 1-10 Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to competencies and core 1-11 curriculum, is amended by adding at the end thereof a new 1-12 Code Section 20-2-145 to read as follows: 1-13 "20-2-145. (Index) 1-14 (a) All schools with grade ten or above may make available 1-15 to eligible students a Scholastic Aptitude Test 1-16 preparatory course. Such course of study may be designed 1-17 to offer an opportunity for review and practice to 1-18 students preparing to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test. 1-19 The course may be offered periodically in the manner 1-20 prescribed by the local board. 1-21 (b) Each local board of education shall be authorized to 1-22 supplement and develop the exact approach of content areas 1-23 of such Scholastic Aptitude Test preparatory course with 1-24 such specific curriculum standards as it may deem 1-25 appropriate." SECTION 2. 1-26 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 1-27 repealed. S. B. 528 -1- (Index)

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