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Session 120 - (2013-2014)Printer Friendly
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H 4868 General Bill, By W.J. McLeod, Bernstein, Rivers, Quinn, Jefferson, Erickson, Williams, King, Whipper, Atwater, Robinson-Simpson, Kennedy, Ryhal, Hosey, Spires, Brannon, Bales, Ballentine, Bowen, R.L. Brown, Clyburn, Delleney, Dillard, Finlay, Hamilton, Hodges, Long, D.C. Moss, Munnerlyn, Neal, Norrell, R.L. Ott, Pope and Wood
Summary: Cursive Writing Education Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "CURSIVE WRITING EDUCATION ACT"; BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-15 SO AS TO ADD CURSIVE WRITING TO THE REQUIRED SUBJECTS OF INSTRUCTION FOR SECOND GRADE AND THIRD GRADE STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS TO DEMONSTRATE COMPETENCE IN CREATING READABLE DOCUMENTS THROUGH LEGIBLE CURSIVE HANDWRITING BY THE END OF THIRD GRADE, TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMINOLOGY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2015, THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP RELATED STANDARDS AND ASSIST THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN IDENTIFYING THE MOST APPROPRIATE MEANS FOR INTEGRATING THESE REQUIREMENTS INTO THEIR EXISTING CURRICULUMS.
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03/06/14House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 5)
03/06/14House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 5)
03/11/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wood



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