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HB 1303 - Education; transition a pilot program for elementary agricultural education to an ongoing program

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Robert Dickey (R)
Last Action: 4/13/2022 - Effective Date 2022-07-01
House Committee: Education
Senate Committee: Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

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SUMMARY:  LC 51 0102  LC 51 0161S

This bill makes permanent a pilot begun in the 2019-2020 school year to establish an agricultural education program in elementary schools. It is optional for a local board to implement the program but if they do, they must fully fund it and hire an agricultural education teacher for the program. 

The Department of Education shall provide a program evaluation of the success and impact of the three year pilot program by December 31, 2022. 



July 1, 2022 

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