2007 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ramirez, Anderson, Barnes, Cane, Frush, Glenn, Healey, Lawton, Manno, Pena-Melnyk, Stein, Valderrama, and Vallario
Maryland School Attendance Performance Program


Establishing the Maryland School Attendance Performance Program to reward schools that show substantial improvement in attendance rates; requiring the Program to include specified financial rewards based on specified criteria; requiring the State Board of Education to establish guidelines for the determination of eligibility for and distribution of awards under the Program; requiring a school attendance improvement team of a recipient school to determine how specified awards shall be used, based on specified conditions; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Education, Department of
Education, State Board of
Public Schools

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 5-219 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered