HB 557 would allow districts to assign students to another school, including private schools, if the town does not have a public school. The bill also allows districts to approve contracts with other schools. Currently, the State Board of Education approves such contracts.
SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Jasper, Hills. 37; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. Hill, Merr. 3; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Rep. Chandler, Carr. 1; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. V. Sullivan, Hills. 16; Rep. Irwin, Sull. 6; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Ward, Dist 8