HB1178 (2006) Detail

Relative to the definition of an adequate education.


HB 1178 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2228

04/01

HOUSE BILL 1178

AN ACT relative to the definition of an adequate education.

SPONSORS: Rep. P. Allen, Ches 6

COMMITTEE: Education

ANALYSIS

This bill revises the criteria for an adequate public education.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2228

04/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT relative to the definition of an adequate education.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Adequate Public Education; Criteria for an Adequate Education. RSA 193-E:2 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

193-E:2 Criteria for an Adequate Education. An adequate education shall provide all students with the opportunity to acquire:

I. Sufficient oral and written communication skills to enable students to function in a complex and rapidly changing civilization.

II. Sufficient knowledge of economic, social, and political systems to enable the student to make informed choices.

III. Sufficient understanding of governmental processes to enable the student to understand the issues that affect his or her community, state, and nation.

IV. Sufficient self-knowledge and knowledge of his or her mental and physical wellness.

V. Sufficient grounding in the arts to enable each student to appreciate his or her cultural and historical heritage.

VI. Sufficient training or preparation for advanced training in either academic or vocational fields to enable each child to choose and pursue life work intelligently.

VII. Sufficient levels of academic or vocational skills to enable public school students to compete favorably with their counterparts in surrounding states, in academics, or in the job market.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1178 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1178 Revision: 9456 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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