House Bill No. 258

Introduced By _______________________________________________________________________________

A Bill for an Act entitled: "An Act defining the purpose of public education."

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Montana:

NEW SECTION. Section 1.  Purpose of public education. The purpose of public education is to equip all children with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to sustain and improve their economic and social viability.

NEW SECTION. Section 2.  Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 20, chapter 1, part 2, and the provisions of Title 20, chapter 1, part 2, apply to [section 1].