No Child Left Behind; Division of Legislative Services to collect data and information on impact. (HJ723)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

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

Description

Study; establishing a joint committee of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health to study the impact of No Child Left Behind on the Standards of Learning and high school graduation rates in Virginia; report. Establishes a joint committee of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health to study the impact of No Child Left Behind on the Standards of Learning and high school graduation rates in Virginia. In conducting its study, the joint committee shall (i) review the requirements of No Child Left Behind and monitor proposed changes in the federal law; (ii) review and compare the requirements of the Standards of Learning for the core subjects vis-vis the current requirements of NCLB and evaluate the effect of the federal law on the implementation of the Standards of Learning and dropout and graduation rates across the Commonwealth; (iii) recommend appropriate alternatives to address any problems identified and to facilitate the requirements of the Standards of Learning and compliance with NCLB; and (iv) consider such other related matters as the joint subcommittee deems appropriate to the conduct of the study. In its deliberations, the joint committee shall provide opportunity for the participation of classroom teachers, school administrators, state and local education entities, and other interested persons in the manner deemed appropriate by the joint committee. The joint committee must submit its final findings and recommendations to the Governor and the 2011 Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094182592
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
01/29/2009Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/03/2009Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 094194592-H1
02/06/2009Taken up
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 094194592-H1
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ723H1
02/06/2009Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/06/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Reading waived
02/09/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/12/2009Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/23/2009Left in Rules