78R4869 SLO-D

By:  Gallego                                                      H.B. No. 1280

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 school year. SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003.