2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 243
"Green Agricultural Education Act"
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to provide that the agricultural education program is based on a three-component model; to provide for a pilot program to develop and implement agricultural education in elementary schools; to provide for selection of pilot sites; to provide for program requirements; to provide for a program evaluation; to provide for the Professional Standards Commission to extend in-field certification for agricultural education to include kindergarten through grade five; to provide for related matters; to provide for a short title; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2017 - Senate Hopper