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The Act amends four sections of Title 20 and adds two new sections. Section 1 of the Act allows the Georgia Board of Education more flexibility in paying fees for advances placement tests. Section 2 provides more flexibility regarding school funding. Section 3 addresses the way in which Georgia's educators assess students receiving special education services. Section 4 freezes maximum class sizes for grades 4 through 12 for one year. Section 4 also requires each local school system to report to the Department of Education the number of students in each class at that school. Scetion 5 sets the criteria for costs associated with additional days of instruction, which include programs such as Saturday classes, intersession classes, and summer school. Finally, section 6 requires an ongoing performance audit of any sales tax imposed for capital outlay projects used for educational purposes.

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