SC S0063 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
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 Term, To Provide That A School Seeking A Waiver From The Statutory School Term To Operate On A Year-round Modified School Calendar Shall Submit To The State Board Of Education A Plan Detailing The Goals That The School Consequently Seeks To Achieve, To Require The Approval Of The Plan By The State Board Of Education Before A Waiver May Be Granted, To Require That The School Must Annually Report Its Progress Toward Meeting These Goals To The State Board, To Require That The State Board Must Review The Report And Make A Determination On Whether The School's Progress Is Satisfactory, To Provide That The State Board May Not Initially Revoke A Waiver Of A School For Unsatisfactory Progress, To Provide That A School Considered By The State Board To Have Made Unsatisfactory Progress Must Be Placed On Probation For One Year And Develop A Probation Improvement Plan, To Provide That The State Board Shall Revoke The Waiver Of A School That Fails To Make Satisfactory Progress On A Probation Improvement Plan And Direct The Transition Of The School Back To The Statutory School Term, And To Provide That A School That Has Had Its Waiver Revoked May Subsequently Apply For A Waiver.

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Statutory school term



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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