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Title Automatic Enrollment In Advanced Course Grant Program
Status Governor Signed (05/10/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
House Sponsors J. Buckner (D)
Senate Sponsors D. Moreno (D)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee Education
Date Introduced 01/10/2019
Description

The bill establishes the automatic enrollment in advanced courses
grant program (grant program) in the department of education
(department) to provide funding for school districts that automatically
enroll certain students in advanced courses.
In order to be eligible for the grant program, a school district must

automatically enroll students who are in ninth grade or higher in an
advanced course in a subject related to one in which the student
demonstrated proficiency on the prior year's statewide assessment.
Eligible school districts are encouraged to automatically enroll eligible
fourth- through eighth-grade students in advanced courses as well. School
districts are required to permit parents to remove their children from
automatically enrolled classes and may permit parents to exempt their
children from any automatic enrollment.

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