MS HB1556 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on June 9 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-06-09 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Create The "comprehensive Career And Technical Education Reform (ccater) Act"; To Amend Section 37-15-38, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Dual Credit Career And Technical Education Instructors Shall Not Be Required To Hold An Associate Or Bachelor's Degree; To Amend Section 37-16-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The State Board Of Education To Provide Notice To All Incoming Middle School And Junior High Students Of The Career Track Programs Offered By Local School Boards; To Require All Students In The Career And Technical Education Track To Take The Act Workkeys Assessment; To Revise The Curriculum In The Career Track Program; To Amend Section 37-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Local Business Or Other Professional Personnel Shall Not Be Required To Hold An Associate Or Bachelor's Degree In Order To Be Granted A One-year Expert Citizen-teacher License; To Amend Section 37-16-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Sections; To Amend Section 37-17-6, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Accreditation System Shall Include Student Performance On The Administration Of The Act Workkeys Assessment, Which Shall Be Weighted In The Same Percentage As The Standard Act Assessment; And For Related Purposes.

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Career and technical education; revise curriculum, instructor license requirements and certain assessments.


Roll Calls

2020-02-25 - House - House Passed (Y: 116 N: 2 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-06-09SenateDied In Committee
2020-05-12SenateReferred To Education;Economic and Workforce Development
2020-02-27HouseTransmitted To Senate
2020-02-25HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2020-02-25HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2020-02-17HouseReferred To Workforce Development

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