+ − Subcommittees (5) VA - Higher Education-#4 (House) VA - Standards of Quality-#1 (House) VA - Students, Day Care-#2 (House) VA - Teachers & Admin. Action-#3 (House) VA - Arts-#5 (House) + − Bills Assigned (99) VA - SB1310 William and Mary, College of; extending term of Rector, change in number of members of board. VA - SB1288 War Orphans Education Act; created. VA - SB1251 Higher education; hiring and admission of military personnel. VA - SB1194 Christopher Reeve Stem Cell Research Fund; created. VA - SB1262 Learning Technology, Office of; created within Council of Higher Education. VA - SB1285 Teachers; salary to equal or surpass nat'l. average for those in public schools, annual evaluation. VA - SB1034 Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program and Fund; created. VA - SB981 Schools or day-care centers; noncustodial parent as an emergency contact. VA - SB1243 Child abuse or neglect; child protective services to investigate complaint against school personnel. VA - SB1136 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education to seek waiver. VA - SB1130 Elementary schools; physical education instruction requirement. VA - SB950 Economics education & financial literacy; requirement in public schools, etc. VA - SB969 Entrepreneurship Education Program; created. VA - SB1065 School board; election of members in Brunswick County. VA - SB712 Higher educational institutions; requires student be vaccinated for hepatitis B. VA - SB1006 Children in foster care; public schools shall provide free education. VA - SB767 School boards; increase of salaries for members in City of Salem. VA - SB761 Teachers; extends sunset provision for division superintendent to report shortages to school board. VA - SB949 Teachers; licensure. VA - SB1045 Diplomas; guidelines for awarding. VA - SB880 Compulsory school attendance; truancy and chronic tardiness. VA - SB770 Salaries; instituted annually for members of Board of Education. VA - SB779 Standards of Quality; changes in provisions. VA - SB717 Character education; community service requirements. VA - HB2879 Harassment; school bds. to establish measure to prevent, and guidelines for video monitoring. VA - HB2910 Higher education; prohibits admission of illegal aliens to any public institutions in State. VA - HB2912 Teachers; school boards to provide sick leave for those w/debilitating or life-threatening illness. VA - HB2867 College applications; inquiries regarding citizenship status to satisfy only admission requirements. VA - HB2868 Public schools; school boards to prohibit distribution of literature focused on sexual behavior. VA - HB2780 Tuition; restricted annual increase for resident students. VA - HB2799 School board; election of members in Brunswick County. VA - HB2790 Teachers; licensure qualifications. VA - HB2832 Interscholastic & intercollegiate athletic ineligibility; use of anabolic steriods. VA - HB2916 Elementary schools; no student shall be denied daily recess for disciplinary reasons, exception. VA - HB2752 Special education in public schools; medically fragile students entitled to services. VA - HB2613 Student surveys and questionnaires; local school boards to acquire parental consent. VA - HB2588 Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program and Fund; created. VA - HB2568 Public schools; military dependents to receive educational benefits. VA - HB2484 Kindergarten; provision for half-day enrollment, and effective date for full-day in all schools. VA - HB2685 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education to seek waiver. VA - HB2761 Standards of Quality; no local funds required to support federally mandated student assessments. VA - HB2324 Educational Ventures Consortium; created. VA - HB2610 Physical education; requirements in public schools, and addressing obesity among students. VA - HB2602 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education to seek waiver. VA - HB2541 Home schooling; requirements. VA - HB2567 Tuition, in-state; applicable to certain military personnel and dependents. VA - HB2483 Commonwealth Scholars Program; created. VA - HB2323 Standards of Quality; apportionment of state and local share. VA - HB2358 Standards of Quality; pupil-teacher ratios. VA - HB2357 Standards of Quality in public schools; computation of composite index. VA - HB2299 Defibrillators in public schools; school boards to ensure each high school have equipment, etc. VA - HB2337 Articulation agreements; admission of community college students into four-year public institution. VA - HB2297 Public schools; participation in interscholastic programs by nonpublic school students. VA - HB2091 Higher educational institutions; admission policies. VA - HB2140 Wellness-Related Fitness Test; requirements. VA - HB2122 Tuition, in-state; eligibility for students seeking asylum or refugee status. VA - HB2422 Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center; membership. VA - HB2266 Character education; harassment prevention required. VA - HB2227 Learning Technology, Office of; created within Council of Higher Education. VA - HB2223 Student expulsion; procedures for readmission. VA - HB2202 Students; policy for disciplinary actions. VA - HB2332 Teachers; licensure. VA - HB1816 Student fees; annual reporting of use. VA - HB1726 Higher education institutions; SCHEV to adopt guidelines for textbook sales. VA - HB1685 School property; allows local school boards to sell for transportation purposes. VA - HB1679 Public school attendance; children of military personnel. VA - HB1716 Schools; reporting of certain offenses by school authorities. VA - HB1678 Public schools; free admission to children of certain military personnel. VA - HB1658 Pupil transportation; changes in provisions. VA - HB1912 Pledge of Allegiance; guidelines. VA - HB2188 Vocational Incentive Scholarship Program for Shipyard Workers Fund; created. VA - HB2222 Student Financial Security Program and Fund; created. VA - HB2034 Higher Education Reform Act of 2005. VA - HB2171 Student conduct; code regulations to include guidelines on bullying, harassment, and intimidation. VA - HB2146 Community College Success Program; created. VA - HB1768 Standards of Learning; awarding of diplomas to students with disabilities. VA - HB2071 Southside Virginia Higher Education Center; created. VA - HB1989 School boards; increase of salaries for members in City of Salem. VA - HB1906 Alternative education programs; change in provisions of Standards of Quality. VA - HB1762 Standards of Quality; changes in provisions. VA - HB1771 Standards of Quality; requires employment of school operations and business managers. VA - HB1766 Standards of Quality; requires employment of speech-language pathologists. VA - HB1719 Schools, postsecondary; clarifies role of Council of Higher Education in certification thereof. VA - HB1541 Standards of Learning assements, awarding of diplomas. VA - HB1870 Standards of Learning; includes career and technical education courses. VA - HB1782 Teachers; extends provision for Superintendent of Public Instruction surveying shortage in schools. VA - HB1781 Teachers; extends sunset provision for division superintendent to report shortages to school board. VA - HB1770 Home schooling; testing of students. VA - HB1767 Home schooling; notification of certain examinations. VA - HB1743 Auto-injectable epinephrine; allows possession & self-administration by students in public schools. VA - HB1731 Public schools; participation in interscholastic programs by nonpublic school students. VA - HB1659 Higher education; hiring and admission of military personnel. VA - HB1615 School safety audits; requirements. VA - HB1592 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education to seek waiver. VA - HB1598 Tuition, state; alien students eligibility. VA - HB1589 Nonpublic schools; transportation services. VA - HB1573 Student conduct; code regulations to include guidelines on gang-related activity. VA - HB1585 Student grades; prohibits principals and assistant principals from altering. VA - HB1532 Education Improvement Act of 2005; created.