School boards; staffing ratios for librarians. (HB1599)

Introduced By

Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park)

Progress

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

Description

School boards; staffing ratios; librarians. Requires school boards to employ librarians in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one part-time to 299 students, one full-time at 300 students, and two full-time at 700 students; in middle schools, one-half time to 299 students, one full-time at 300 students, two full-time at 800 students, and three full-time at 1,700 students; and in high schools, one half-time to 299 students, one full-time at 300 students, two full-time at 900 students, and three full-time at 1,800 students. Under current law, school boards are required to employ librarians in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one part-time to 299 students and one full-time at 300 students; in middle schools, one-half time to 299 students, one full-time at 300 students, and two full-time at 1,000 students; and in high schools, one half-time to 299 students, one full-time at 300 students, and two full-time at 1,000 students. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/15/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105467D
01/15/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/21/2020Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1599)
01/29/2020Continued to 2021 in Education
12/04/2020Left in Education

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