Bills Pending Delaware House Education Committee

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DEHB292IntroThis Act implements the recommendations of the March 2105 Autism Educational Task Force report regarding ยง 1332 of Title 14, the Program for Children with Autism and its Special Staff. Enacted nearly three decades ago, this law established a network...
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2018-01-04
To House Education Committee
DEHB287IntroThis Act replaces the term "Certificate of Performance" with "State of Delaware High School Diploma of Modified Performance Standards." Doing so provides the opportunity for schools to award students who meet the requirements of t...
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2018-01-04
To House Education Committee
DEHB282IntroIn order to support enrichment activities such as field trips for students at high-poverty schools, this bill would require the State to provide $25 per student to high poverty schools to be used for the purpose of educational and enrichment field tr...
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2017-12-14
To House Education Committee
DEHB269IntroSince 1996, students across Delaware have participated in school choice. Currently, reorganized school districts, vocational technical school districts, and charter schools do not follow the same processes thus causing confusion and barriers for fami...
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2017-06-30
To House Education Committee
DEHCR34IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes a Task Force to investigate the cost of special education and make recommendations related to cost efficiency.
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2017-06-29
To House Education Committee
DEHB261IntroThe Delaware Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education received $331,700 out of the Delaware General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. Based upon a simple cost benefit analysis weighed against the budget issues Delaware is facin...
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2017-06-23
To House Education Committee
DEHB10IntroThis Act entitles all students from kindergarten through the 8th grade who are enrolled in a Delaware public school to morning and afternoon recess periods and a lunch period that is at least 30 minutes in length. Morning and afternoon break periods ...
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2017-06-21
To House Education Committee
DEHB213IntroThis bill creates a mechanism by which school boards may increase funds for a school district without a referendum.
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2017-06-06
To House Education Committee
DESB62EnrollThis bill aligns requirements for initial licensure for school nurses to the unique role they play in Delaware public schools. It requires school nurses to hold a Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university, maintain a ...
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2017-05-18
To House Education Committee
DEHB159IntroThis Bill confirms licensing requirements for school nurses are established by the Professional Standards Board, and evaluation criteria for school nurses are established by the District or Charter School.
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2017-05-09
To House Education Committee
DEHB149IntroThis Act creates the Complete Your Degree Grant Program. Under this program, state funds may be provided to help eligible students who have completed at least 30 credit hours return to school and complete an associate degree.
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2017-04-26
To House Education Committee
DEHB60IntroThis bill creates the right for the parent or guardian of a child to opt out of the annual assessment, currently the Smarter Balanced Assessment System.
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2017-01-26
To House Education Committee
DEHB24IntroThis bill requires a conference with the parent or guardian of a student who has been absent without excuse for 5 days from school. A needs assessment will be performed to determine what supports or services will help the student and family improve s...
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2017-01-05
To House Education Committee
DEHB17IntroThis bill increases the minimum age of required school attendance from 16 to the age of 17. The minimum age for truancy has also been increased accordingly.
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2016-12-15
To House Education Committee
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