SB 648 Requires certain school districts to have a process that allows parents to appeal a determination that their child does not qualify for a gifted education program and to establish a policy for acceleration for certain students
Sponsor: Romine
LR Number: 4448S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Education
Last Action: 1/10/2018 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal Page: S125
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Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SB 648 - This act requires any school district with an approved gifted education program to have a process, which shall be approved by the district's board of education, that outlines the procedures and conditions under which parents or guardians may request a review of the decision that determined their child did not qualify to receive services through the district's gifted education program.

This act also allows for the subject or whole grade acceleration of any student who demonstrates certain characteristics described in the act.

This act is identical to HCS/HB 670 (2017) and similar to SCS for HB 1421 and HB 1371 (2018), provisions contained in the truly agreed SS/HCS/HB 1606 (2018) and provisions contained in the truly agreed CCS/HCS/SB 743 (2018).