House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Directsthe State Board of Education to modify the state graduation requirements (was, state high school graduation requirements) to include one required credit in arts education that may be satisfied at any time in grades six through twelve. Replaces the phrase "high school arts education" with "arts education." Removes the direction to the State Board of Education to establish equitable staffing allocations to address the needs of small and low-wealth school systems. Instead directs the State Board to establish the minimum criteria to meet the arts education graduation requirement. Deletesprovision declaring that it is the intent of the General Assembly to provide designated additional categorical funding allotments for arts education positions at the high school level. Makes a conforming change to the title.
Bill H 127 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 9 2013 - View summary
Bill H 127 (2013-2014)Summary date: Feb 20 2013 - View summary
Identical to S 68, filed on 2/7/13.
As title indicates. Directs the State Board of Education to require the credit beginning with students entering the ninth grade in 2016.