92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB5660
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Short description: 
SCH CD K-3 CLASS SIZE REDUC                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code. Creates a K-3 class size reduction  grant      
   program  to  be  implemented  and  administered  by the State Board of      
   Education. Requires that the grant criteria prescribed  by  the  State      
   Board  provide  that  (i)  only  those  districts that maintain grades      
   kindergarten through 3 shall be grant eligible, (ii)  no  grant  funds      
   shall  be  used for grades other than kindergarten through 3, (iii) no      
   grant funds shall be awarded to a district if the average  class  size      
   in  grades  kindergarten  through 3 is already 18 pupils or fewer, and      
   (iv) where feasible, districts must target these grant  funds  to  the      
   grade  level where class sizes are highest or to the school or schools      
   where class sizes are highest. Effective July 1, 2002.                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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