South Carolina General Assembly Bill 345 – Snow Days

A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THIS STATE MAY WAIVE UP TO FIVE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BY STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHOOLS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER DURING THE 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FOR ANY DISTRICT WHICH WAIVES DAYS AS PERMITTED ABOVE, THE DAYS ARE ALSO WAIVED FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS APPROVED BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE STUDENT RESIDES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

School days missed may be forgiven

SECTION    1.    Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-425 of the 1976 Code, the governing body of any school district of this State may waive up to five school days missed by students attending schools and charter schools in the district due to inclement weather during the 2010-2011 school year from the make-up requirement that full school days missed due to inclement weather, or other disruptions be made up.

School days missed by home school students

SECTION    2.    Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-425 of the 1976 Code, for any district that waives days pursuant to this section, the days are also waived for students participating in home schooling programs approved by the district board of trustees of the district in which the students reside.

Time effective

SECTION    3.    This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 10th day of March, 2011.

 

The full content of this bill can be found at http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess119_2011-2012/bills/345.htm

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