Student discipline; alternative education programs. (HB2387)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Student discipline; alternative education programs. Requires local school boards to provide alternative education programs for suspended students and assign licensed instructional personnel for such programs in a manner that produces divisionwide ratios of students in average daily membership to full-time equivalent teaching positions that are not greater than 10 to one. The bill also requires the Board of Education to establish quality standards for such alternative education programs. The bill provides that the above mentioned provisions shall become effective after the rebenchmarking of the direct aid to public education budget for the 2020-2022 biennium. Amends § 22.1-253.13:2, § 22.1-276.2, § 22.1-277, § 22.1-277.04, § 22.1-277.05, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/21/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102969D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations

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