Schools failing to achieve full accreditation; scheduling flexibility. (HB1585)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), and Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill)

Progress

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

Description

Schools failing to achieve full accreditation; scheduling flexibility. Permits a division superintendent, with the approval of the local school board, to (i) establish an alternative school schedule plan to (a) provide for the operation of schools on a year-round basis or (b) determine the opening day of the school year for any school within the local school division that has failed to achieve full accreditation status and (ii) establish such an alternative school schedule plan 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
01/08/2015Committee
01/08/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101510D
01/08/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/16/2015Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
01/20/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
01/21/2015Reported from Education (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2015Read first time
01/23/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2015Read third time and passed House (84-Y 13-N)
01/26/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (84-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/03/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1585)
02/12/2015Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.