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S 1219 General Bill, By Senate Education
    A Bill to amend Section 59-35-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the establishment of five-year-old kindergarten programs by shcool districts, so as to provide that beginning with school year 1996-97, the board of trustees of a district shall implement full-day as well as half-day five year old kindergarten programs, to provide that parents of children who are eligible to attend five-year-old kindergarten may elect at their option either the full-day or half-day program to provide certain prior notice to the district, and to provide for the manner in which children attending these programs shall be counted for purposes of computing average daily membership; and to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 59-35-20 so as to provide procedures for school districts and schools to obtain waivers from the above requirements that full-day and half-day five-year-old kindergarten programs be established.
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03/05/96Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-7
04/23/96Senate Read second time SJ-45
04/24/96Senate Amended SJ-54
04/24/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-54
04/25/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-92
04/25/96House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-93
05/21/96House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-138
05/23/96House Debate adjourned HJ-25
05/23/96House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 28, 1996 HJ-72
05/28/96House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 29, 1996 HJ-43
05/29/96House Debate adjourned until Thursday, May 30, 1996 HJ-74
05/30/96House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, June 5, 1996 HJ-20

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