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WVHB206PassRelating to public education
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2019-07-23
Approved by Governor 6/28/19 - Senate Journal
WVHB162EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to remove sections of the West Virginia Code, or portions of some sections, which contain antiquated, redundant, or outdated requirements for the administration of education in West Virginia.
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2019-06-24
To Senate Education Committee
WVSB1039EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to establish the Student Success Act.
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2019-06-17
To House Select Committee on Education C
WVHB170IntroThe purpose of this bill is to define new policies and criteria for the transfer of students from one school district to another.
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2019-06-17
To House Select Committee on Education B
WVHB199IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish a summer education and learning for success program to assist under preforming low income high school students through summer employment and remedial instruction to prepare them for post-graduation employment,...
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2019-06-17
To House Select Committee on Education D
WVHB166IntroThe purpose of this bill is to revise the law relating to school calendars to provide local school boards greater flexibility in designing their calendars and scheduling instructional days.
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2019-06-17
To House Select Committee on Education A
WVHB176IntroThe purpose of this bill is to clarify and streamline the authority and procedures for local school improvement councils to propose alternatives to the operation of their schools including requesting of waivers to rules, policies, interpretations and...
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2019-06-17
To House Select Committee on Education B
WVHB136IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize studies of issues effecting public school education including a study of student loan payments tax credits, a loan forgiveness program for teachers and a study of class sizes.
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2019-05-20
To House Select Committee on Education B
WVHB141IntroThe purpose of this bill is to modify the school calendar and testing; to require students to take achievement tests; and to exempt students who test at certain level from attending school past a certain instructional days.
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2019-05-20
To House Select Committee on Education D
WVSB1034IntroRelating to studies of certain issues affecting public education
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2019-05-20
To Senate Education Committee
WVSB154PassUsing school facilities for funeral and memorial services for certain community members
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2019-04-16
Chapter 90, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB632PassRequiring video cameras in certain public education classrooms
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2019-04-16
Chapter 94, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2433IntroThe purpose of this bill is to modify the school instructional calendar to begin not earlier than Labor Day and end prior to Memorial Day.
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2019-03-09
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB2397EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to require county school boards to provide adequate mental health and counseling services in the form of the employment of a psychologist or psychiatrist to pupils to address issues stemming from drug abuse.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Education Committee
WVSB86EngrossRequiring county boards provide free feminine hygiene products in grades six to 12
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2019-02-25
To House Education Committee
WVSB451EngrossComprehensive education reform
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2019-02-19
Motion to postpone indefinitely adopted (Roll No. 201)
WVHB3001IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase compensation of county board of education members. The bill also allows compensation for participating in certain statewide trainings, serving as a member on a governing council of an educational services coope...
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2019-02-19
To House Finance Committee
WVSB626IntroDirecting county school boards construct covered bus stops
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2019-02-15
To Senate Education Committee
WVSB578IntroEstablishing education employees fund
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2019-02-12
To Senate Education Committee
WVHB3113IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the construction of bus stops for school children.
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2019-02-12
To House Education Committee
WVHB3006IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to provide days prior to early voting during primary, general and special elections for registering eligible students to vote and for the transportation of registered students to appro...
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2019-02-12
To House Education Committee
WVHB2554EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to modify the transfer and enrollment policies for students in public schools.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Education Committee
WVHB2963IntroThe purpose of this bill is to set the school calendar to 170 days of instruction and 30 noninstructional days and to change the acceptable functions during noninstructional days.
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2019-02-11
To House Education Committee
WVHB2919IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish Education Employees Funds in each county to dedicate more money to pay wages and benefits for education employees.
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2019-02-08
To House Education Committee
WVHB2870IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make school nurses more available to students by reducing the nurse to student ratio and nurse to school ratio.
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2019-02-06
To House Education Committee
WVHB2860IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require drug testing of all classes of employees in K through 12 schools.
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2019-02-06
To House Education Committee
WVHB2800IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to permit students who are homeschooled or attend private schools to enroll and take classes at the county’s vocational school.
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2019-02-01
To House Education Committee
WVHB2824IntroThe purpose of this bill is to limit the teacher-pupil ratio for first through third grade at no more than 1 to 20, and to provide that third-grade students must demonstrate proficiency before advancing to fourth grade.
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2019-02-01
To House Education Committee
WVHB2826IntroThe purpose of this bill is to alter the school calendar to begin the Tuesday after Labor Day and end the Friday before Memorial Day. Schools may use accrued minutes to reach the required number of instructional days.
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2019-02-01
To House Education Committee
WVHB2799IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to conduct regular structural inspections of school facilities and structures and establish a schedule of rotating inspections for all schools to be inspected at least once every 10 ye...
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2019-02-01
To House Education Committee
WVSB501IntroIncreasing compensation for county boards of education members
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2019-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
WVHB2805IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit the denial of enrollment in any curricular or extracurricular course, program or activity of any person to whom schools are open subject to certain conditions.
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2019-02-01
To House Education Committee
WVHB2787IntroThe purpose of this bill is to assure emergency health care services are available to students in all private and public schools by requiring that persons certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation training are available during school h...
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2019-01-31
To House Education Committee
WVHB2766IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that parents cannot overrule a teacher’s recommendation that a student not be advanced to the next grade unless the student is retested over summer break and can demonstrate proficiency in areas for which the ...
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2019-01-30
To House Education Committee
WVHB2777IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require schools to offer elective vocational courses in middle schools.
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2019-01-30
To House Education Committee
WVHB2758IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish a minimum number of school counselors that shall be employed by the county board and assigned to each high, middle, and elementary school in the state.
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2019-01-30
To House Education Committee
WVHB2710IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit manufacturing plants from locating within two air miles of an existing public school without the written permission of the county school board. The bill also requires that that a majority of the school board ...
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2019-01-29
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2630IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards to employ at least one full time nurse for each public school.
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2019-01-24
To House Education Committee
WVHB2634IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require school bus aides, who are trained to prevent bullying and to provide a safe environment for the students while being transported on a school bus, to be present on school buses.
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2019-01-24
To House Education Committee
WVHB2539IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow county boards of education to lease buildings that meet existing standards from private organizations or businesses in cases of emergency or condemnation.
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2019-01-21
To House Education Committee
WVHB2561IntroThe purpose of this bill is to expand the eligibility for service on county school boards to those running for or serving as a nonpartisan elected official of a class III or class IV municipality.
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2019-01-21
To House Education Committee
WVHB2464IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to provide free feminine hygiene products in grades six through 12.
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2019-01-16
To House Education Committee
WVHB2395IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to provide days prior to early voting during primary, general and special elections for registering eligible students to vote and for the transportation of registered students to appro...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
WVHB2386IntroSchool Consolidation Task Force
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2019-01-14
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2391IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require school counselors in public schools to spend 100 percent of their time on comprehensive school counseling programs. The bill also requires county boards to ensure that school counselors are not assigned administ...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
WVSB7IntroRelating to public school transfer and enrollment policies
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education Committee
WVHB2039IntroRequiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
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2019-01-09
To House Education Committee
WVHB2022IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit county boards of education to accrue instructional days during years of good weather, to use in later school years as required to accomplish a full instructional term because of inclement weather or emergencies.
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2019-01-09
To House Education Committee
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