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    #109743 - 08/19/11 07:29 PM wish it was a bill
    La Texican Offline
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    Registered: 07/10/10
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    Loc: South Texas
    Wishful Thinking Congress


    Committee:Not Available

    Principal Author:Rejected

    Bill No:000000
    Delegation: The Congregation of Frusteration .com




    Title of Bill:Right to Educational Progress



    Be It Enacted By The Princeton Model Congress

    using this template

    http://pmc.princeton.edu/writeabill.php


    Preamble: Whereas NCLB provides regulations for a minimum level of adequate yearly growth, and The Declaration of Independance provides provisions for the right to pursue happiness, and a Government Office for Civil Rights exists within the US Dept of Education "to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights,"



    SECTION 1: Let adequate yearly growth be available and be determined by the citizen utilizing the public education system whenever it is in excess of the minimum NCLB requirements.



    SECTION 2: Let citizens with pursuing an excellent education in excess of the minimum NCLB requirements be provided with a free and appropriate education where the adaquate yearly growth, as defined in SECTION 1, becomes a benefit and a right for citizens who are advanced learners.



    SECTION 3: Let citizens who are advanced learners recieve equal opportunity, privledge, and right to access publicly taught primary school classes that are in their zone of proximal development.



    SECTION 4: Let States recieve increased Federal funding.

    Sub-Section A: 15% increase in highway funding and 10% increase in discretionary funding when adopting SECTION 1.

    Sub-Section A: 15% increase in highway funding and 15% increase in discretionary funding when adopting SECTION 2.

    Sub-Section A: 15% increase in highway funding and 15% increase in discretionary funding when adopting SECTION 3.



    SECTION 5: This bill shall go into effect 91 days after passage.





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    #109744 - 08/19/11 07:31 PM Re: wish it was a bill [Re: La Texican]
    La Texican Offline
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    Don't get excited. It's not a real bill. It's just me venting because my son is late for pre-k by one little month and he's ready.
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    #109746 - 08/19/11 07:40 PM Re: wish it was a bill [Re: La Texican]
    aculady Offline
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    Looks like you continue homeschooling! Watch out- it can be addictive...

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