SB 292-1_ Filed 02/14/2002, 10:21
Your Committee on Education , to which was referred Senate Bill 292 , has had
the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the
recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
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IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 3.
Prohibited, Generally. (a)
Neither the governing body of any school
corporation nor the board of trustees of any college or university shall
build or erect, establish, maintain, continue or permit any segregated
or separate public kindergartens, public schools or districts, public
school departments or divisions, or colleges or universities on the basis
of race, color, creed or national origin of pupils or students. These
officials may take any affirmative actions that are reasonable, feasible,
and practical to effect greater integration and to reduce or prevent
segregation or separation of races in public schools for whatever cause.
These actions may include, but are not limited to, site selection,
revision of school districts, curricula, or enrollment policies to
implement equalization of educational opportunity for all.
(b) A school corporation shall review the school corporation's
programs to determine if the school corporation's practices of:
(1) separating students by ability;
(2) placing students into educational tracks; or
(3) using test results to screen students;
have the effect of systematically separating students by race, color,
creed, national origin, or socioeconomic class.".
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Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB
292 as printed January 18, 2002.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
AM029201/DI 71 2002