Legislation Quick Search
09/22/2021 11:55 PM
Pennsylvania State Senate
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/Legis/CSM/showMemoPublic.cfm?chamber=S&SPick=20190&cosponId=30479
Share:
Home / Senate Co-Sponsorship Memoranda

Senate Co-Sponsorship Memoranda

Subscribe to PaLegis Notifications
NEW!

Subscribe to receive notifications of new Co-Sponsorship Memos circulated

By Member | By Date | Keyword Search


Senate of Pennsylvania
Session of 2019 - 2020 Regular Session

MEMORANDUM

Posted: October 4, 2019 03:22 PM
From: Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. and Sen. Patrick M. Browne
To: All Senate members
Subject: Fostering a Smooth Transition for Graduation
 
In the near future, we will be introducing legislation to keep students on track to graduate high school who are either experiencing homelessness or are in foster care.

There are several reasons that may hamper an above referenced student from graduating, such as:
  • Change of schools before earning full credit
  • Failure of a new school to honor credits earned
  • Inability to take a required course at a new school
Children in foster care, unfortunately, may attend multiple schools in a year or over the course of their academic career. This vital legislation will remedy these roadblocks by requiring schools to designate a point person for the student. This point person, developed in part with the aid of the Department of Education will review past transcripts and provide the essential support needed to aid student graduation in a timely manner.

Please join us in co-sponsoring this important legislation.



Introduced as SB1079