Teachers; annual report on shortages in each school division. (HB1844)

Introduced By

Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Teacher shortages; data; task force. Requires (i) each school board to report to the Department of Education annually no later than December 31 the number of full-time teacher vacancies in the school division as of November 1, by endorsement area, and (ii) each education preparation program to report to the Department of Education annually no later than December 31 the number of individuals who graduated from the program during the current calendar year, by endorsement area. The bill requires the Department of Education to (a) aggregate and report such data to each school board and education preparation program and (b) convene a task force comprised of such stakeholders as it deems appropriate to analyze such data and recommend policies for addressing any shortage of teachers in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/02/2019Committee
01/02/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100697D
01/02/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2019Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1844)
02/05/2019Left in Education

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