HB2775: Community schools; best practices to transition existing schools.


Offered January 18, 2019
A BILL to require the Department of Education to develop and distribute guidance on the transition of existing schools to community schools.
Patron-- Rasoul

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Education, in consultation with Communities in Schools of Virginia and other relevant stakeholders, shall develop, distribute to each local school division, and report to the Governor and General Assembly, no later than November 1, 2019, guidance on best practices for local school divisions to transition existing schools to community schools. Such guidance shall include best practices for removing nonacademic barriers to learning as a means to enhance student academic success in public elementary and secondary schools throughout the Commonwealth.