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


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