April 1 GLMA Legislative Alert: Senate Votes on HB 908 TODAY

This afternoon, HB 908 will go to the Senate floor for a vote.

HB 908, as amended by the Senate Education & Youth Committee, would give local systems the flexibility over three years to:

  • Waive expenditure controls
  • Increase class sizes for grades K-8 and changes class size averaging
  • Decrease the school year by up to 10 days, with “…any combination of planning days and up to five instructional days…”
  • Waive funding for additional days of instruction

Contact your Senator this morning.  Senate contact information can be found HERE.

You can watch Senate action on HB 908 live, HERE.  Click on the blue link “State Senate – Live Session” at 1pm today.

Stay tuned…

Lasa Joiner & Michelle Crider

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About Buffy J. Hamilton

I am a writing and Language Arts teacher who loves learning, literacy, stories, learning, dogs, poetry, fabulous shoes, and good lip gloss. I began my career as a high school English teacher in 1992 and then became a high school librarian and 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker before returning to the classroom in August 2016.

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