COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, September 13, 2012 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Florence Shapiro 




Senator Royce West will Chair this hearing on interim charge #4.


The Committee will hear invited and public testimony.


Senate Interim Charge 4:


Study the impact of extended learning time on school success. Evaluate the different programs offered, best practices, school implementation, and incentives for building community partnerships that allow a variety of academic and career-related learning opportunities. Examine the effect of after-school programs on academic performance, school attendance, behavior, and promotion to the next grade level, and the relationship between the availability of after-school programs in an area and the high school dropout rate.


Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person.





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