Standards of Quality; local school boards to enroll students in gifted education programs. (SB1338)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Standards of Quality; Standard 1; gifted education programs. Requires local school boards to identify and enroll students gifted in general intellectual aptitude or specific academic aptitude in mathematics, the sciences, the English language, and history or the social sciences. This bill provides that school boards must determine whether to offer identification and enrollment of students gifted in general intellectual aptitude or students gifted in specific academic aptitude, or identification and programs for both groups of students. Further, the bill states that school boards may provide identification and differentiated instructional programs for students gifted in technical and practical arts, or visual or performing arts aptitude. For students in kindergarten and at every grade level through 12th grade, school boards are required to identify gifted students and enroll them in appropriate programs, in accordance with standards established by regulations of the Board of Education. School boards must either meet or exceed the standards established by the Board. Amends § 22.1-253.13:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/15/2007Presented and ordered printed 072648766
01/15/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2007Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/26/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1338)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2564.