View Amendment Current Amendment: 135 to Bill 419

Senator FANNING proposed the following amendment (WAB\419C213.SM.WAB20):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 59-18-1640(E)(2)(a), as contained in SECTION 49, by deleting the subitem and inserting:

/ (a) Once a district subject to subsection (C) has met annual targets identified in the district's revised strategic plan for sustained improvement for a minimum of three consecutive years, new elections must be held to elect all members of the local school board of trustees. After the local elections, the new board will immediately assume management of the school district, including the hiring of a superintendent. The interim local district board of trustees shall consist of five members appointed in the following manner, with a chairman elected by the appointees:

(i) one member appointed by the Governor;

(ii) one member appointed by the local legislative delegation; and

(iii) three members appointed by the State Superintendent of Education in consultation with th e local legislative delegation. /