Fourth Session, Thirty-Seventh Legislature
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THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AMENDMENT ACT (APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING)
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Public Schools Act is amended by this Act.
2(1) Subsection 41(1) is amended by adding the following after clause (a):
(a.1) provide, as may be directed or prescribed by the minister, appropriate educational programming for every
(i) pupil enrolled as provided for in section 58.4, and
2(2) The following is added after subsection 41(1):
41(1.1) The minister may make regulations respecting appropriate educational programming to be provided by school boards under clause (1)(a.1), including, but not limited to, establishing
(a) programming standards respecting resources and other support services to be provided by school boards;
(b) a dispute resolution process to be followed if there is a disagreement about the appropriateness of the educational programming being provided to a pupil by the school board.
3 This Act comes into force on a day fixed by proclamation.
This Bill requires school boards to provide appropriate educational programming to each pupil and, in respect of that programming, allows the minister to establish standards and a dispute resolution process.