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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 246
HOPE scholarships; HOPE Literacy Scholar Program; create
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 7 of Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to HOPE scholarships and grants, so as to provide for the creation of the HOPE Literacy Scholar Program; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide that the Department of Education, the board of regents, and local school systems shall develop a program to utilize college and university students who are receiving HOPE scholarships to assist in reading literacy programs in public pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and elementary schools; to provide for that such students participating in the program who fail to meet grade requirements to maintain their HOPE scholarships shall receive an additional quarter or semester to meet such grade requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/02/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2007 - House Hopper