SB 1014 Creates the Volunteer and Parents Incentive Program for public elementary and secondary schools
Sponsor: Wilson
LR Number: 4638S.02I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Education
Last Action: 1/28/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal Page: S141
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 1014 – This act creates the Volunteer and Parents Incentive Program, to be implemented and administered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Under the program, the Department will provide a reimbursement to parents or volunteers who donate time at certain schools. To be eligible, individuals must donate time at a school in a district that is unaccredited or provisionally accredited, or has a population of at least 50% at risk students as described in the act. For every one hundred hours donated by a volunteer or parent, the department will provide him or her with a reimbursement for the cost of three credit hours at a public institution of higher learning located in Missouri. The reimbursement cannot exceed $500 every two years. The provisions of this act will expire in six years unless reauthorized.