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May 5, 2008

Senate File 2216 (Previously S.S.B. 3097): Sets Mandatory Core Curriculum Standards

Sponsor:
Committee on Education

Summary:
This bill directs the state Board of Education to adopt rules that establish a model core curriculum and core content standards. The core content standards will be applicable to all students in kindergarten through grade 12 in every school district and accredited nonpublic schools. These standards will not apply to students who are being educated via competent private instruction (homeschooled).

Status:

2/21/2008(Senate) Introduced, placed on calendar. S.J. 332.
2/21/2008(Senate) Committee report, approving bill. S.J. 338.
2/25/2008(Senate) Fiscal note. SCS.
2/26/2008(Senate) Passed Senate, ayes 36, nays 14. S.J. 393.
2/26/2008Immediate message. S.J. 394.
2/27/2008(House) Message from Senate. H.J. 413.

This bill has been signed by Gov. Chet Culver, and is now law.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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