Public education; Department of Education to study purpose and goals. (HJ19)

Introduced By

Del. Karen Greenhalgh (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Phil Scott (R-Spotsylvania), and Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Department of Education; purpose and goals of public education; report. Requests that the Department of Education study the purpose and goals of public education by encouraging input from the citizens of the Commonwealth, including parents, teachers, school administrators, and local school board members, to clarify (i) the broader purpose of public education in light of the fundamental goal of public education, as expressed by the General Assembly and the Board of Education, and (ii) the specific measurable outcomes that education laws, regulations, policies, and practices should help to achieve in order to further such broader purpose and such fundamental goal. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104013D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2022Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Left in Rules

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