PRINTER'S NO. 3054

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


HOUSE BILL

No. 2146 Session of 2008


        INTRODUCED BY PAYTON, McCALL, McGEEHAN, BELFANTI, BLACKWELL,
           COHEN, DONATUCCI, GERGELY, HARPER, JOSEPHS, KORTZ, MOYER,
           MYERS, M. O'BRIEN, PARKER, PETRONE, SABATINA, SIPTROTH,
           K. SMITH, STURLA, THOMAS, WATERS, WILLIAMS AND YOUNGBLOOD,
           JANUARY 3, 2008

        REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, JANUARY 3, 2008

                                     AN ACT

     1  Amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), entitled "An
     2     act relating to the public school system, including certain
     3     provisions applicable as well to private and parochial
     4     schools; amending, revising, consolidating and changing the
     5     laws relating thereto," further providing for courses of
     6     study in high school.

     7     The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     8  hereby enacts as follows:
     9     Section 1.  Section 1605 of the act of March 10, 1949
    10  (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, is
    11  amended by adding a subsection to read:
    12     Section 1605.  Courses of Study.--* * *
    13     (c)  In grades nine through twelve, instruction in conflict,
    14  media and financial literacy shall be integrated into the
    15  curriculum as a core subject. The Secretary of Education shall
    16  establish sample curricula to assist school districts in
    17  offering such instruction.
    18     Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.

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