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2010 Senate Bill 1284: Require failing school student intervention programs
Introduced by Sen. Nancy Cassis (R) on April 22, 2010
To require the 5 percent lowest-achieving public schools to provide additional instruction to students identified as needing intervention by screening the bill would also require in various grades. These schools would also have to notify parents when a student failed to meet grade level content expectations, assign adult “advocates” to high school students at risk of dropping out, and more. See also Public Act 582 of 2008.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on April 22, 2010
Reported in the Senate on June 29, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on July 2, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on July 2, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Samuel B. Thomas, III (D) on July 21, 2010
To tie-bar the bill to Senate Bill 159, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. SB 159 would require schools to adopt a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
The amendment failed 17 to 16 in the Senate on July 21, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on July 21, 2010
Referred to the House Education Committee on July 21, 2010

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