Virtual Virginia; availability to all public schools. (SB1590)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Virtual Virginia. Requires that the Virtual Virginia program, the statewide electronic classroom established by the Department of Education, be made available to all public schools. Currently, the program is available only to high schools. The bill requires the Department to utilize a learning management system for the purposes of implementing Virtual Virginia. The bill also authorizes the Department to charge a per-student fee to school divisions for each student enrolled in a full-time Virtual Virginia program beyond an initial allotment of 15 such students per school division and prohibits the Department from limiting the total number of such students by school division. Amends § 22.1-212.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101926D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health committee on 01/24/2019. It meets on Thursday, 8:30 A.M.—Senate Room B.

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