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HB 242 - Authorizing Four-Day School Weeks - Key Vote

Missouri Key Votes

Jason Kander voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (101-60) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing Four-Day School Weeks

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the school board of any school district to establish a 4 day school week by majority vote, provided that the board ensures that the school calendar fulfills a minimum of 142 days and 1,044 hours of pupil attendance, whereas a 5 day school week requires 174 days and the same number of hours of pupil attendance.

Highlights:
-Establishes a minimum of 4 hours in which students must be under the guidance and direction of teachers in the teaching process if the school district opts to have a 4 day school week, whereas a 5 day school week requires a minimum of 3 hours (Sec. A). -Specifies that if a school district with a 4 day school week is required to make up school days canceled due to weather, the district is authorized to make up those days on Fridays (Sec. A). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizing Four-Day School Weeks

Sponsors

  • Gayle Kingery (MO - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Walter R. 'Walt' Bivins Jr. (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David 'Dave' Day (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Curt Dougherty (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sally A. Faith (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike McGhee (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian Munzlinger (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob 'Bob' Nance (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Sater (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rodney Schad (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jason T. Smith (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Maynard Wallace (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin Bill Wilson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry D. Wilson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
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