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AB-2269 Pupil instruction: Labor History Month.(2011-2012)

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Assembly Bill No. 2269
CHAPTER 584

An act to amend Section 51009 of the Education Code, relating to pupil instruction.

[ Approved by Governor  September 26, 2012. Filed with Secretary of State  September 26, 2012. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2269, Swanson. Pupil instruction: Labor History Month.
Existing law deems the first week of April to be Labor History Week and encourages school districts to commemorate that week with appropriate educational exercises that make pupils aware of the role that the labor movement has played in shaping California and the United States.
This bill would instead deem the month of May to be Labor History Month and encourage school districts to commemorate that month with appropriate educational exercises, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 51009 of the Education Code is amended to read:

51009.
 The month of May is hereby deemed to be Labor History Month throughout the public schools, and school districts are encouraged to commemorate this month with appropriate educational exercises that make pupils aware of the role the labor movement has played in shaping California and the United States.