SB 956 Allows foreign language immersion charter schools to enroll 4 year old children
Sponsor: Keaveny
LR Number: 4702S.02I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Education
Last Action: 2/18/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal Page: S374
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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Current Bill Summary

SB 956 – This act allows charter schools whose mission includes foreign language immersion and whose instruction is wholly conducted in a foreign language for at least the first two years of a student's enrollment to enroll four year old children and include them in their average daily attendance and weighted average daily attendance count for state aid. To be eligible for enrollment in a foreign language immersion charter school, a child must have attained the age of four before August 1 of the school year beginning in that calendar year. If the child resides in a school district that has authority to establish a resolution adopting a date between August 1 and October 1 for purposes of eligibility for enrollment, a child must have attained the age of four before the date established in the school district's resolution.