Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker of the House, House of Representatives
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1122 by Johnson (Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs.), As Passed 2nd House
The bill would allow the Dallas Independent School District (ISD) to establish a pilot program through which students could earn a high school diploma in three years, pursuant to the provisions of the bill. The bill would direct that the entitlement that would have been earned under the Foundation School Program (FSP) if students participating in the pilot program had attended school for the fourth year would be redirected for the purpose of providing a full-day prekindergarten program in Dallas ISD in the year subsequent to the students' graduation under the three-year program. The pilot program would expire at the end of FY2023.
Costs associated with implementing the program are not estimated to be significant.
701 Central Education Agency
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