No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education to make recommendation in regard to participation. (HB1425)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


No Child Left Behind; withdrawal. Requires the Board of Education to develop a plan for the withdrawal from the federal No Child Left Behind Act, unless waivers that allow Virginia's existing educational accountability system, as set forth in the Standards of Quality, Standards of Learning, and Standards of Accreditation, to substantially meet the requirements of the Act are granted by the U.S. Department of Education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/14/2008 Committee
  • 01/14/2008 Presented and ordered printed 084073592
  • 01/14/2008 Referred to Committee on Education
  • 01/30/2008 Impact statement from DPB (HB1425)
  • 01/30/2008 Reported from Education (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/31/2008 Read first time
  • 02/01/2008 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/04/2008 Read third time and passed House (92-Y 7-N)
  • 02/04/2008 VOTE: --- PASSAGE (92-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/04/2008 Communicated to Senate
  • 02/05/2008 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/05/2008 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/14/2008 Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02/14/2008 Rereferred to Finance
  • 02/20/2008 Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/20/2008 Committee substitute printed 082961212-S1
  • 02/21/2008 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/22/2008 Read third time
  • 02/22/2008 Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/22/2008 Committee substitute agreed to 082961212-S1
  • 02/22/2008 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1425S1
  • 02/22/2008 Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/25/2008 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/25/2008 Impact statement from DPB (HB1425S1)
  • 02/26/2008 Senate substitute rejected by House (16-Y 79-N)
  • 02/26/2008 VOTE: --- REJECTED (16-Y 79-N)
  • 02/28/2008 Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/28/2008 Senate requested conference committee
  • 02/29/2008 House acceded to request
  • 03/03/2008 Conferees appointed by House
  • 03/03/2008 Delegates: Landes, Tata, Englin
  • 03/03/2008 Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 03/03/2008 Senators: Hanger, Whipple, Miller J.C.
  • 03/07/2008 Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
  • 03/07/2008 VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
  • 03/08/2008 Reading of conference report waived
  • 03/08/2008 Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/24/2008 Enrolled
  • 03/24/2008 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1425ER)
  • 03/24/2008 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/26/2008 Signed by President
  • 03/27/2008 Impact statement from DPB (HB1425ER)
  • 04/11/2008 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 826 (effective 7/1/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB490.


James writes:

This is a great bill! Keep schools local. I must also ask what are they teaching kids with math now? there teaching them to use a 4 sqaure guessing game thing and thats supposed to tach them to divide? I dont get it, you guess a number till its right. Go back to the old ways of doing it.