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MDSB504PassEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource for information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Ombudsman to subm...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 562
MDHB1300VetoRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a method fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1234EngrossAuthorizing a county board of education to provide transportation to and from school for certain students using a vehicle other than a Type I or Type II school vehicle when a school vehicle cannot reasonably be provided; and requiring the State Depar...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1022EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB515EngrossRequiring each county board of education to submit, beginning on July 1, 2021 and each July 1 thereafter, a report to the State Board of Education, the Governor, and certain legislative committees on the ratio of students to certain staff members at ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB637EngrossEstablishing the Therapeutic Child Care Program to provide specialized child care and early childhood education by educators, early intervention providers, mental health providers, and health care providers to children under the age of 6 years who ha...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB699EngrossEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource for information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Ombudsman to subm...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB718EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to establish, by October 1, 2020, a stakeholder advisory group to develop a reading and dyslexia handbook to guide local school systems in the implementation of best practices for early literacy and dyslexi...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1383IntroRequiring each county board of education to include certain questions regarding a student's history of brain injury or neurologic insult on a certain form; requiring certain questions to be developed by the State Department of Education in consultati...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1552IntroEstablishing an Education Savings Account program in the State; stating the purpose of the program; establishing the requirements for participation in the program; requiring a certain deposit into the account of certain students; establishing a proce...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1595IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish the Voluntary Ethical Special Education Advocate Certificate Program on or before July 1, 2021, for administration of a voluntary certificate program for ethical special education advocates; sp...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1019IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record special education classrooms and exclusi...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB418IntroEstablishing an Education Savings Account program in the State; stating the purpose of the program; establishing the requirements for participation in the program; requiring a certain deposit into the account of certain students; establishing a proce...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1195IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, to submit a report on or before April 30 each year to the State Board of Education and the General Assembly on computer science courses offered in public schools in the...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1292IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record special education classrooms and exclusi...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1421IntroRequiring that, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, a student who exceeds grade level standards on the Maryland School Assessment, is identified as gifted and talented, or has reached college and career ready benchmarks on certain standardized te...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1000IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB347IntroRequiring a county board of education to designate as an innovation school each school that receives one star under the star rating system for at least the previous two consecutive school years; requiring a county board to establish an Innovation Pl...
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2020-02-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB575IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a certain stakeholder advisory group to develop a certain reading and dyslexia handbook; requiring the Department and the advisory stakeholder group to make a completed handbook available to th...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB783IntroAuthorizing a court to award attorney's fees and related costs to the parent of a child with a disability who is the prevailing party in a certain special education proceeding; prohibiting a court from awarding attorney's fees and related costs to ce...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB830IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB853IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish the Voluntary Ethical Special Education Advocate Certificate Program on or before July 1, 2021, for administration of a voluntary certificate program for ethical special education advocates; sp...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB522IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to study certain matters relating to the Home and Hospital Teaching Program for Students and make recommendations regarding any statutory or regulatory changes to the program; requiring, by December 31, 202...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB275IntroRequiring a county board of education to designate as an innovation school each school that receives one star under the star rating system for at least the previous two consecutive school years; requiring a county board to establish an Innovation Pl...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB184IntroAuthorizing a court to award attorney's fees and related costs to the parent of a child with a disability who is the prevailing party in a certain special education proceeding; prohibiting a court from awarding attorney's fees and related costs to ce...
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2020-01-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
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