SB 1015 Public schools; kindergarten instructional time.
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Summary as introduced:
Public schools; kindergarten instructional time. Increases from 540 hours to 990 hours the minimum instructional hours in a school year for students in kindergarten. The bill directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations by July 1, 2019, establishing standards for accreditation that include a requirement that the standard school day for students in kindergarten average at least 5.5 instructional hours in order to qualify for full accreditation. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2019.

Full text:
01/04/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102896D  pdf

Status:
01/04/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102896D
01/04/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)