Governor's Schools; enrollment. (SB787)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governor's Schools; enrollment. Requires any academic school Governor's School that has a focus on math, science, and technology and that has an overall enrollment of over 1,000 students to accept for enrollment (i) a sufficient number of students eligible to receive free or reduced price meals such that the total of such students is at least 50 percent of the weighted average of the participating divisions' percentage of such students in the previous school year and (ii) at least five students but no more than 15 students from each middle school in each school division eligible to matriculate students to such Governor's school who have completed at least two full years at such middle school. Amends § 22.1-26, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Presented and ordered printed 18100505D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB787)
01/25/2018Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)