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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5574

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1769

   

Referred to Committee on EDUCATION

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. JOHNSON, 49th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING MAGNET SCHOOL PRESCHOOL PROGRAM TUITION PAYMENTS FOR PARENTS OF STUDENTS NO LONGER PARTICIPATING IN THE OPEN CHOICE PROGRAM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 10 of the general statutes be amended to require the parent or guardian of any child who was enrolled in a preschool program at an interdistrict magnet school at no cost to such parent or guardian and whose child is enrolled in kindergarten and is no longer participating in the interdistrict public school attendance program, pursuant to section 10-266aa of the general statutes, shall be financially responsible for the tuition for such preschool program in which such child was enrolled.

Statement of Purpose:

To assist in the integration of our public schools through the Open Choice program.