School board policies; homework assignments, Internet connection. (HB1177)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School board policies; homework assignments; Internet connection. Requires each school board to establish a policy to prohibit any teacher in the school division from assigning to any student a homework assignment that requires the use of an Internet connection that is capable of transmitting information at a rate that is not less than 256 kilobits per second in at least one direction when such student lacks meaningful access to such an Internet connection. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103485D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1177)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 2-N)
01/29/2020Failed to report (defeated) in Education (9-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)

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