Teacher education programs; Board of Education shall not condition full approval. (SB687)

Introduced By

Sen. Russ Potts (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Approval of teacher education programs. Prohibits the Board of Education from conditioning full approval of teacher education programs provided by an institution of higher education on (i) the number of students in individual licensure programs, such as, but not limited to, prekindergarten-three, Spanish, music education, high school physics, or other disciplines, or (ii) documented efforts to increase enrollment in such programs. Read the Bill »


04/03/2006: signed by governor


01/20/2006Presented and ordered printed 066707788
01/20/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/2006Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2006Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: (37-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Communicated to House
02/09/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB687)
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Education
03/01/2006Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Read second time
03/03/2006Read third time
03/03/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
03/11/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB687ER)
03/11/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Signed by President
03/14/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB687ER)
04/03/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 382 (effective 7/1/06)
04/05/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0382)