Bills Pending Virginia House Education Committee

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VASB420EngrossPublic 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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2020-02-24
To House Education Committee
VAHB527IntroStudent assessments; language translation. Requires each school board to establish a process for the translation of certain statutorily required student assessments and any accompanying assessment instructions into the native language of each student...
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB1178IntroBaccalaureate public institutions of higher education; websites; certain information; degree completion. Requires each baccalaureate public institution of higher education to include, on the informational tab or link on the home page of its website t...
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB1415IntroSchool library clerical personnel; ratios of positions to students. Establishes, as part of each local school board's provision of those support services that are necessary for the efficient and cost-effective operation and maintenance of its public ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB223IntroDepartment of Education; recommendations for improving civic education. Requires the Department of Education to develop and report to the Board of Education, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee ...
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB718IntroSchool resource officers; custodial interrogation; parental consent. Prohibits each school resource officer from conducting a custodial interrogation, which the bill defines as any interview of a public elementary or secondary school student conducte...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB86IntroRequired 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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2020-02-11
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VAHB228IntroHigher education; students and student organizations; remedies for certain violations. Permits any student or student organization aggrieved by a violation of certain provisions of law relating to campus free speech by a public institution of higher ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB233IntroTeacher compensation; at or above national average. Requires public school teachers to be compensated at a rate that is at or above the national average. Under current law, compensation at such rate is aspirational. The foregoing provisions of the bi...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1294IntroBoard of Education; certain English language learner students; removal from certain non-academic school performance indicator calculations. Requires the Board of Education to permit any English language learner student who enters high school with an ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB231IntroChildren with disabilities; alternative placements; state funds. Requires the parent of any child with a disability who is placed in a public school pursuant to his individualized education program who subsequently places his child in a nonpublic sch...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1095IntroPublic institutions of higher education; six-year plans; pricing structure and tuition discounting strategies. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to include in each six-year plan for the institution a detailed...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB683IntroFamily life education programs; student participation. Prohibits any public elementary or secondary school student from participating in any family life education program without the prior written consent of his parent.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1124IntroYellow schools; authorization. Permits any school board Yellow schools; authorization. Permits any school board to enter into an operating contract with a not-for-profit entity (operating entity) to designate a public elementary or secondary school i...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1395IntroThe University of Mary Washington, Radford University, and Virginia State University; enrolled students; in-state tuition. Permits the University of Mary Washington, Radford University, and Virginia State University to deem eligible for in-state tuit...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB803IntroMandatory student activity fees; referendum. Provides that the governing boards of public institutions of higher education shall not increase mandatory student activity fees by greater than two percent relative to the previous academic year unless th...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB678IntroParental Choice Education Savings Accounts established. Permits the parents of certain children to apply to the school division in which the child resides for a one-year, renewable Parental Choice Education Savings Account that consists of an amount ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1193IntroTech Talent Investment Program; eligibility for grant payments. Requires a public institution of higher education receiving grants via the Tech Talent Investment Program to agree to award 50 percent of its new eligible degrees for incoming freshman t...
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB1089IntroPublic elementary schools; instruction; success sequence. Requires each public elementary school principal to ensure that instruction on the importance of the success sequence, which the bill defines as the sequential act of graduating from high scho...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1122IntroPublic schools; electives on the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament and the New Testament. Requires local school boards to offer as an elective in grades nine through 12 with appropriate credits toward graduation a course, either in a traditional classr...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB12IntroDepartment of Education; discrimination against students; investigation and resolution of complaints. Requires the Department of Education to establish a procedure for the receipt, investigation, and resolution of student complaints alleging discrimi...
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB1446IntroCertain school boards; school buildings; assessment; compliance. Requires any local school board in a local school division that (i) is under a division-level corrective action plan, (ii) contains any school that is under a corrective action plan, or...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB939IntroPublic schools; firearm safety education program. Requires local school boards to provide firearm safety education programs for students in high school. The bill requires the Board of Education to establish curriculum guidelines for the program, in c...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB701IntroSchool boards; school meal policies; parental notification and opt-out. Requires each school board to adopt policies that (i) require each elementary and secondary school in the school division to send to the parents of each student by the end of the...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1085IntroPublic schools; potable water. Establishes minimum requirements for the installation of water bottle filling stations and drinking fountains in new public school buildings, additions to existing public school buildings, and alterations to existing pu...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB424IntroRequiring a school resource officer in every school; School Resource Officer Supplementary Fund created. Requires each local school board to place a school resource officer in each public elementary and secondary school. The bill provides that 44 per...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB197IntroDepartment of Education; financial literacy objectives; mathematics Standards of Learning; report. Requires the Department of Education to determine and report to the General Assembly no later than December 1, 2020, the feasibility of incorporating t...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB693IntroSchool boards; paid maternity leave benefit policy. Requires each school board to establish a paid maternity leave benefit policy to grant any mother who has been employed full time by the school board for at least two years and who gave birth to or ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1515IntroSchool boards; staffing ratios; school counselors. Requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: (i) effective with the 2020–2021 school year, in elementary schools, one hour per day per 60 students...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB522IntroDepartment of Education; common statewide definition; "students with limited or interrupted formal education." Requires the Department of Education to develop and adopt a common statewide definition for the term "students with limited or interrupted ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1367IntroPublic institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services providers. Declares eligible for in-state tuition charges regardless of domicile any individual who volunteers as a firefighter or an eme...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB710IntroPublic school buses; decals; "In God We Trust." Permits local school boards, notwithstanding any regulation to the contrary, to display decals containing the motto "In God We Trust" on public school buses, provided that no such decal obstructs the na...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB226IntroStudents who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs. Prohibits public schools from joining an organization governing interscholastic programs that does not deem eligible for participation a student who (i) receives home i...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB229IntroPublic 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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2020-02-05
To House Education Committee
VAHB1123IntroBoard 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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2020-02-05
To House Education Committee
VAHB397IntroGoverning 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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2020-02-05
To House Education Committee
VAHB1400IntroBoard 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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2020-02-05
To House Education Committee
VAHB109IntroPublic 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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2020-01-29
To House Education Committee
VAHB1599IntroSchool 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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2020-01-29
To House Education Committee
VAHB1584IntroPublic 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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2020-01-27
To House Education Committee
VAHB195IntroState 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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2020-01-27
To House Education Committee
VAHB194IntroState 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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2020-01-27
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VAHB40IntroBoard 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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2020-01-27
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VAHB1309IntroPublic 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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2020-01-27
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VAHB1115IntroPublic 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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2020-01-27
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