Bills Pending Virginia House Education Committee

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VAHB1924Intro

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Required local effort for basic aid; debt service on projects in certain school divisions. Permits any local school board that governs a school division (i) in which the locality is designated as fiscally at-risk or fiscally distressed by the Appalac...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1826Intro

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Board of Education; membership; qualifications. Requires the nine-member Board of Education to include at least one member with experience or expertise in local government leadership or policymaking, at least one member with experience or expertise i...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1870Intro

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Victims of human trafficking; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that a non-Virginia student who is currently present in the Commonwealth as a result of being a victim of human trafficking, defined in the bill, is eligible for in-state tuitio...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2184Intro

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Pandemic Remediation Task Force Pandemic Remediation Task Force established. Establishes the 22-member Pandemic Remediation Task Force (the task force) as an advisory task force in the executive branch of state government, to be administered by the D...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1947Intro

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Board of Education; high school graduation requirements; certain substitutions. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to provide for the substitution of computer coding course credit for any foreign lan...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1742Intro

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In-person instruction; education vouchers; emergency. Requires, in the event that any school board does not provide the option of in-person instruction as the sole method of instruction for any enrolled student, the parent of any such student who wit...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2225Intro

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Empowerment Scholarship Accounts established. Permits the parents of certain children to apply to the school division in which the child resides for a one-year, renewable Empowerment Scholarship Account that consists of an amount that is equivalent t...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2280Intro

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Governing boards of public institutions of higher education; State Board for Community Colleges; communication; transparency. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education and the State Board for Community Colleges to pr...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2247Intro

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Board of Education; school division boundaries; conditions and considerations. Removes several conditions on the Board of Education's constitutional duty to determine school division boundaries and requires the Board, in fulfilling such duty, to cons...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2145Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; virtual instruction; tuition cap. Prohibits the governing board of any public institution of higher education from fixing tuition at a rate that exceeds $2,500 per semester or its equivalent in any case in whi...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2094Intro

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Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments; reduction. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as am...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2090Intro

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School boards; establishment of the READ Fund and READ programs. Establishes the Reimbursement for Education Access Decisions (READ) Fund (the Fund); permits any school board to establish a READ program to provide, during the state of emergency decla...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1772Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; per student enrollment-based funding; noncredit workforce training programs. Requires the per student enrollment-based funding provided to public institutions of higher education to include funding for each Vi...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1770Intro

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Public education; student education accounts. Permits any school division to establish a program to create savings accounts for students to be used for alternative educational programs. The bill requires the Department of Education to establish polic...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB694Intro

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Students in grades six, seven, and eight; computer science or introduction to technology course required. Requires each student in grades six, seven, and eight, starting in the 2025–2026 school year, to complete at least one semester-long or ye...
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2020-12-04
To House Education Committee
VAHB1277Intro

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Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended.
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2020-12-04
To House Education Committee
VAHB1115Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; threat assessment team; data reporting. Requires each threat assessment team at public institutions of higher education to collect and report to the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety quantitative da...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1123Intro

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Board of Education; high school graduation requirements; certain substitutions. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to provide for the substitution of computer coding course credit for any foreign lan...
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2020-12-04
To House Education Committee
VAHB958Intro

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Secretary of Education; establishment of College and Career Readiness Steering Committee. Requires the Secretary of Education to establish a 21-member College and Career Readiness Steering Committee to (i) develop and oversee implementation of a stra...
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2020-12-04
To House Education Committee
VAHB397Intro

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Governing boards of public institutions of higher education; input from faculty senate. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to solicit the input of the institution's faculty senate or its equivalent (i) at leas...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1584Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; business advisory committee. Establishes a business advisory committee, consisting of business and industry leaders in the Commonwealth, to advise the State Coun...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1319Intro

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Higher education; public-private partnerships; cloud computing; artificial intelligence. Requires each institution of higher education to establish a public-private partnership, or partnership if the institution of higher education is not public, wit...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB40Intro

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Board of Education; mental health break spaces; regulations. Requires the Board of Education to amend its regulations to require that each public school create and maintain a mental health break space within the public school building. The bill requi...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1157Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; members of governing boards; student voting member. Provides that one member appointed by the Governor to the governing boards of public institutions of higher education shall be a current student voting membe...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB195Intro

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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; course credit for dual enrollment; strategies for enhancing opportunities. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, in consultation with each public institution of higher education a...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB109Intro

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Public elementary and secondary school students; suspension and expulsion; sufficient cause. Provides that in no case shall sufficient cause for the suspension or expulsion of a student from attendance at a public elementary or secondary school inclu...
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2020-12-04
To House Education Committee
VASB420Engross

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Public schools; seizure management and action plans; training. Provides for the submission and utilization of seizure management and action plans for students with a seizure disorder. The bill requires that school nurses and certain school division e...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1309Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; entrance requirements; computer coding. Requires each public institution of higher education to count credit received for successful completion of a high school computer coding course toward the mathematics or...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB194Intro

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State Board for Community Colleges; degree completion agreements; plan and framework. Requires the State Board for Community Colleges to develop and distribute to each comprehensive community college, no later than December 31, 2020, a plan and frame...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB229Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; per student enrollment-based funding; noncredit workforce training programs. Requires the per student enrollment-based funding provided to public institutions of higher education to include funding for each Vi...
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2020-12-04
To House Education Committee
VAHB1599Intro

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School boards; staffing ratios; librarians. Requires school boards to employ librarians in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one part-time to 299 students, one full-time at 300 students, and two full-time at 700 students; i...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1400Intro

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Board of Education; graduation requirements; English as a second language courses. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to permit English as a second language (ESL) courses to satisfy credit requiremen...
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2020-12-04
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