Bills Pending Virginia Senate Education: Public Education Committee

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VASB367IntroDepartment of Education; student growth measurement system. Directs the Department of Education to obtain an individualized student growth measurement system that tracks and analyzes student growth indicators. The bill requires that the student growt...
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2020-01-20
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VASB170IntroPublic schools; school resource officers and school security officers; data. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in coordination with the Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Justice, to annually collect, report, a...
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2020-01-20
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VASB551IntroHigh school graduation requirements; standard diploma; workforce skills training. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to permit any student who has successfully completed during high school at least t...
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2020-01-20
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VASB171IntroSchool resource officers and school security officers; training standards. Requires school resource officers and school security officers to receive training specific to the role and responsibility of a law-enforcement officer working with students i...
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2020-01-20
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VASB392IntroLocal school boards; lead testing; report. Requires each local school board to submit its plan to test and remediate certain potable water sources and report the results of any such test to the Department of Health.
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2020-01-20
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VASB845IntroLocal school boards; mold testing; parental notification. Requires each local school board to develop and implement a plan to test and, if necessary, remediate mold from sources identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as high priority ...
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2020-01-20
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VASB410IntroPublic school buildings; testing for Legionella bacteria; review; report. Requires each school board to test each public school building in the local school division for the presence of Legionella bacteria at such regular intervals as the school boar...
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2020-01-20
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VASB420IntroPublic schools; seizure treatment and training. Provides for the submission and utilization of seizure management plans for students with a seizure disorder. The bill requires that school nurses and certain school division employees complete an onlin...
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2020-01-20
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VASB832IntroPrivate schools; sexual misconduct; employment assistance prohibited. Requires the governing boards or administrators of private elementary and secondary schools accredited on behalf of the Board of Education by the Virginia Council for Private Educa...
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2020-01-20
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VASB366IntroDepartment of Education; learning management system. Directs the Department of Education to obtain a statewide learning management system for use in public schools by the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
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2020-01-20
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VASB880IntroMinimum staffing ratio for school counselors. Requires local school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios, effective with the 2020%962021 school year: in elementary schools, one hour per day per 75 students, one f...
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2020-01-20
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VASB461IntroVeterans and active duty members of the Armed Forces; teachers; credit for service. Requires each local school board to give any veteran or active duty member of any of the Armed Forces of the United States or the Commonwealth who it employs as a tea...
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2020-01-20
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VASB463IntroSudden cardiac arrest prevention in student-athletes. Directs the Board of Education to develop, biennially update, and distribute to each local school division guidelines on policies to inform and educate coaches, student-athletes, and student-athle...
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2020-01-20
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VASB552IntroRegional alternative education programs; funding. Requires the funding transferred from the Department of Education to the relevant school divisions in support of a regional alternative education program to be based on each such school division's nee...
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2020-01-20
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VASB934IntroBoard 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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2020-01-14
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VASB327IntroCost of competing adjustment; eligibility; certain school boards. Declares the Accomack County School Board and the Northampton County School Board eligible to receive the cost of competing adjustment to salaries for instructional and support positio...
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2020-01-14
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VASB237IntroSchool attendance officers; petitions for violation of a school attendance order. Provides that an attendance officer, or a division superintendent or his designee when acting as an attendance officer, may complete, sign, and file a petition for a vi...
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2020-01-14
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VASB323IntroHigh school graduation requirements; advanced diploma; standard units of credit; certain substitutions. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to pemit any student who is pursuing an advanced studies dip...
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2020-01-14
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VASB933IntroDepartment 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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2020-01-14
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VASB249IntroSchool Divisions of Innovation; performance-based assessments. Allows a local school board, when applying for its school division to be designated as a School Division of Innovation, to apply to the Board of Education to replace the Virginia Studies ...
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2020-01-09
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VASB129IntroPublic schools; firearm safety education program. Requires local school boards to provide firearm safety education programs for students in all grades. The bill requires (i) the Board of Education to establish curriculum guidelines for the program, i...
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2020-01-09
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VASB151IntroSchool personnel; staffing ratios; school nurses. Excludes school nurse positions from requirements for student support positions and instead requires each local school board to employ at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position in each e...
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2020-01-09
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