View Amendment Current Amendment: 15 to Bill 419

Senator KIMPSON proposed the following amendment (WAB\419C140.SM.WAB20):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by Section 59-19-350(A), as contained in SECTION 45, by deleting subsection (A) and inserting:

/ "(A) A local school district board of trustees of this State desirous of creating an avenue for new, innovative, and more flexible ways of educating children within their district, may create a school five or fewer schools of choice innovation within the district that is are exempt from state statutes which govern other schools in the district and regulations promulgated by the State Board of Education. To achieve the status of exemption from specific statutes and regulations, the local board of trustees, at a public meeting, shall identify specific statutes and regulations which will be considered for exemption. The exemption may be granted by the governing board of the district only if there is a two-thirds affirmative vote of the board for each exemption and the proposed exemption is approved by the State Board of Education."/