School calendar; alternative schedules in school divisions containing low-performing schools. (HB1596)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)

Progress

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

Description

Opening of the school year; alternative schedules in school divisions containing low-performing schools. Permits a division superintendent, with the approval of the local school board, to (i) set the academic calendar for any school within the local school division that has failed to achieve full accreditation status and (ii) set the academic calendar for the entire local school division if more than 15 percent of all public schools within the local school division have failed to achieve full accreditation status. Amends § 22.1-26, § 22.1-296, § 22.1-79.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2013Committee
01/05/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102045D
01/05/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Admin. Action
01/23/2013Assigned Education sub: Standards Of Quality
01/29/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013Reported from Education (11-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2013Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/05/2013Left in Appropriations