High school graduation rate; Board of Education's formula for assessing rates. (HB2318)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


High school graduation rate formula; Standards of Accreditation; exclusions. Requires the Board of Education's formula for assessing high school graduation rates, as applied to the Standards of Accreditation, to exclude from rates of on-time graduates each student who fails to graduate on time based on circumstances that are outside of the control of the local school board, as determined by the Board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103814D
01/22/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/26/2015Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
01/28/2015Reported from Education with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Committee substitute printed 15104365D-H1
01/29/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104365D-H1
01/30/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2318H1
02/02/2015Read third time and passed House (83-Y 16-N)
02/02/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2015Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/19/2015Reported from Education and Health with amendment (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Passed by for the day
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2015Committee amendment rejected
02/24/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2015Floor substitute printed 15105503D-S1 (Newman)
02/24/2015Substitute by Senator Newman agreed to 15105503D-S1
02/24/2015Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB2318S1
02/24/2015Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Placed on Calendar
02/25/2015Senate substitute agreed to by House 15105503D-S1 (90-Y 8-N)
02/25/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2318ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/10/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2318ER)
03/27/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 705 (effective 7/1/15)
03/27/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.