SC S0062 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Education
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 59-1-425 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Statutory School Year, To Remove Requirements Concerning The Specific Number Of Days That Must Be Included In A School Year, To Provide That A District Shall Report The School Calendar That It Selects To The State Board Of Education, Along With A Rationale Behind The Structure Of The Calendar, To Provide That A Local School District Board Shall Focus On Structuring Its Calendar To Maximize The Educational Benefit In The Unique Circumstances Of Each School, And To Set Forth Requirements For A School That Wishes To Operate On A Modified Year-round Calendar.

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Statutory school year



2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Education
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591425(n/a)See Bill Text

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