HB96 (Wilt) was reported by the House Education Committee. This bill delays until 2013 the implementation of certain SOA requirements.
HB224 (Habeeb) was amended by the House Education Committee to require the Board of Education to adopt regulations providing for an optional additional SOL testing window prior to March 1 each year. Local school boards that choose to participate in the early testing window would have to bear the cost of the optional test administration. The bill as amended by the Committee was reported and referred to Appropriations.
HB144 (Englin) regarding the use of unexpended VPI funds was reported and referred to the Appropriations Committee.
HB218 (R.P. Bell) regarding IEP team requirements for students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing was reported and referred to Appropriations.
HB578 (R.P. Bell) regarding licensure requirements for teachers of online courses was reported.
HB547 (Comstock) regarding the use of unexpended state funds for a bonus for teachers was referred to Appropriations.