LA House pushes 4 bills: 2 for TOPS, 2 for student safety

Sen. Wesley Bishop, D—New Orleans, explains his proposal for a TOPS Second Chance Award for students who initially did not qualify due to their ACT score. | Photo Credit: Joby Richard

By Joby Richard

The House Education Committee pushed four bills this week to the House floor, two involving TOPS scholarships and two focused on student safety.

The committee on Wednesday passed a bill to create a TOPS Second Chance Award for students who are succeeding at four-year universities even though they did not score at least a 20 on the ACT in high school.

Read the story in KALB-TV/kalb.com.

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