Governor's Schools; Board of Education to issue guidance on the governance of academic year. (HB2305)

Introduced By

Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt)

Progress

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

Description

Board of Education; guidance on the governance of academic year Governor's Schools. Requires the Board of Education to issue guidance on the governance of academic year Governor's Schools, including communication and outreach practices, admissions policies, and guidelines on diversity, equity, and inclusion training. The bill requires such guidance to focus on the importance of increasing access to Governor's Schools for historically underserved students and to include best practices on (i) conducting information sessions about the school and the availability of gifted, advanced, and specialty education program opportunities for feeder public middle schools; (ii) strengthening the student pipeline in feeder public middle schools, prioritizing the most underserved and underrepresented students and public middle schools; and (iii) conducting programs related to and evaluations of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The bill requires the Board of Education, in developing such guidance, to collaborate with relevant stakeholders representing the geographical areas served by the Regional Governor's Schools, including local school boards representing the geographical areas served by the Regional Governor's Schools, Regional Governor's School boards, and Governor's School directors. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/19/2021Presented and ordered printed 21103341D
01/19/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/21/2021Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
01/25/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
01/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2305)
01/27/2021Reported from Education with amendment(s) (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Passed by for the day
02/01/2021Read second time
02/01/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2021Pending question ordered
02/01/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2305E
02/01/2021Printed as engrossed 21103341D-E
02/02/2021Read third time and passed House (58-Y 41-N)
02/02/2021VOTE: Passage (58-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/04/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2305E)
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/18/2021Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)

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