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SR 287 - Authorizes Residents to Vote on New School District - Georgia Key Vote

Fran Millar voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Residents to Vote on New School District

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to voters that authorizes the establishment of an Opportunity School District to provide for state intervention in failing schools.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the General Assembly to provide for the creation of an Opportunity School District to help administer state intervention in failing schools (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the state to assume the supervision, management, and operation of any public elementary or secondary school deemed to be failing (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the state to receive, control, and expend state, federal and local funds appropriated for schools under the supervision, management, or operation of an Opportunity School District (Sec. 1).

 

Note:

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.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Residents to Vote on New School District

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