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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 198
Elementary and secondary education; kindergarten program; 810 hours per school year; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to provide for a full-day kindergarten program for a minimum of 810 hours per school year; to require a minimum number of hours of education annually to students based on grade level; to revise certain provisions relating to the base pay of school food and nutrition personnel for purposes of conformity; to require that the residential high school program for gifted youth is operated a minimum number of hours annually; to revise the definition of "school year" relating to teacher contracts for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/06/2009 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Jan/30/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/29/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/28/2009 - House Hopper
2/6/2009 Withdrawn from Education and recommitted to Appropriations