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1125Type of Legislation: Joint Resolution JRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000208Primary Sponsor: MartinAll Sponsors: MartinDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\gjk\20947sd00.docResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Education Committee 04 SEDSubject: School districts, curriculum; gifted and talented programs; regulations to be reviewed; EducationHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20000208 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL REVIEW AND REVISIT THE REGULATIONS OF THE GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM TO CLARIFY THAT STUDENTS IDENTIFIED UNDER THE REGULATION MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE PROGRAM ONLY AFTER THE DISTRICT'S WRITTEN PROCEDURES FOR DISMISSAL ARE FOLLOWED AND ONLY WHEN REMOVAL IS PRECEDED BY APPROPRIATE COUNSELING WITH THE STUDENT AND CONFERENCES WITH THE STUDENT'S TEACHERS AND PARENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The State Board of Education and the Department of Education shall review and revisit the gifted and talented programs, Regulation 43-220, to clarify that students identified under the regulations in effect prior to 1999 and those identified under the current regulations may be removed from the program only after the district's written procedures for dismissal are followed and only when removal is preceded by appropriate counseling with the student and conferences with the student's teachers and parents.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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