By: Gallego H.B. No. 1280
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to class sizes in certain grades in public schools.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 25.112(a), Education Code, is amended to
read as follows:
(a) Except as otherwise authorized by this section, a school
district may not enroll more than 20 [
22] students in a
kindergarten, first, second, third, [ or] fourth, fifth, or sixth
grade class. That limitation does not apply during:
(1) any 12-week period of the school year selected by
the district, in the case of a district whose average daily
attendance is adjusted under Section 42.005(c); or
(2) the last 12 weeks of any school year in the case of
any other district.
SECTION 2. This Act applies beginning with the 2004-2005
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.