+ − Subcommittees (4) VA - Higher Education (House) VA - Standards of Quality (House) VA - Students and Daycare (House) VA - Teachers and Administrative Action (House) + − Bills Assigned (153) VA - SB683 High school diploma; Board of Education to establish requirements thereof for students with LEP. VA - SB544 Neighborhood Assistance Act; Schools for Students with Disabilities Fund, created. VA - SB538 Higher educational articulation agreements; requires agreements between four-yr. & community col. VA - SB672 Compulsory school attendance; truancy and chronic tardiness. VA - SB715 School boards; extends length of temporary loan. VA - SB687 Teacher education programs; Board of Education shall not condition full approval. VA - SB677 In-state tuition rates; prohibited for certain individuals. VA - SB656 Student, new; certain information required upon registration to public school. VA - SB486 Virginia Military Institute; reduces minimum number of cadets admitted annually free. VA - SB542 In-state tuition; limitation on eligibility. VA - SB443 Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program and Fund; increases educational oppotunity. VA - SB410 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education develop plan to identify initiatives funded thereby. VA - SB366 T.C. Williams High School; opening 2006 school year. VA - SB172 Learning Technology, Office of; created within Council of Higher Education. VA - SB324 Teachers; salary should be competitive rate relative to member states in So. Regional Ed. Board. VA - SB204 Character education; opportuities for voluntary participation in community service activities. VA - SB121 Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents. VA - SB94 Student Financial Security Program; created. VA - SB499 Home instruction; requires persons providing home instruction to hold a high school diploma. VA - SB62 Comparative religion; Board of Education to authorize elective course in grades 9 through 12. VA - SB502 School board; members to appoint a tiebreaker in case of a tie vote. VA - SB263 Triennial census or statistical survey; school divisions option of choosing. VA - SB203 Public School Authority; implement a pass-through of refunding savings to a locality. VA - SB97 SOL assessments; fire drills, etc. prohibited in schools during periods of mandatory testing. VA - SB75 School crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plan; required. VA - SB74 Teacher licensure requirements; revising current statutes & teacher education program provisions. VA - SB71 Standards of Quality; Biennial review; change to even-numbered years and technical amendment. VA - SB67 Standards of Learning assessments; student required to attend summer school for remediation program. VA - SB66 School calendars; reduction of state aid when length of school term below what is required. VA - SB54 Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; modifies membership of board of trustees. VA - SB61 Standards of Quality; support services staff ratios. VA - HB1588 Declaration of policy; requirement for home instruction of children. VA - HB1582 Local government & school divisions; cooperative transportation agreements between. VA - HB1459 Higher educational institutions; tuition lock certificate program. VA - HB1483 Home instruction; requirements. VA - HB1427 No Child Left Behind; Bd. of Education to develop plan to identify initiatives funded thereby. VA - HB1442 Standard diploma; requirements to include one concentration in career and technical education. VA - HB1593 Childhood obesity; prevention and reduction in public schools. VA - HB1596 Higher Educational Institutions; admission of in-state students. VA - HB1590 Teachers; salary should equal or surpass national average for those in public schools. VA - HB1450 Recess, daily; local school boards to prohibit denial thereof to student for disciplinary reasons. VA - HB1516 Possession of certain weapons; expulsion for possession thereof on school property. VA - HB1428 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education encouraged to request waivers and exemptions. VA - HB1408 Transportation services; provide to nonpublic school students for fee. VA - HB1393 Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Grant Program Fund; created. VA - HB1482 Missing children; school board to receive report from local law-enforcement. VA - HB1478 Textbook sales at public institutions of higher education. VA - SB34 Standards of Learning assessments; release thereof. VA - HB1244 Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Grant Program Fund; created. VA - HB1229 Expulsion of students; amends the procedure thereof for readmission to school. VA - HB1222 Tuition liability; person who knowingly makes a false statement concerning residency of a child. VA - HB1340 Home instruction; requires persons providing home instruction to hold a high school diploma. VA - HB1107 Higher educational institutions; articulation agreements. VA - HB1084 Standards of Quality; average teacher salary to be competitive nationally. VA - HB1058 Standards of Quality; biennial reveiw thereof. VA - HB1308 School boards; authority to block use of school facilities by certain groups. VA - HB1293 Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; created. VA - HB1279 Notification to school principals; required by local law enforcement when students charged. VA - HB1270 Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents. VA - SB40 Higher Education; New College Institute created. VA - SB39 Test security procedures; Board of Educ. to review violations of regulations by local school board. VA - SB33 General Educational Development program; allows participation by court order. VA - HB1247 Institution of Higher Education; to est. admissions policies to prohibit geographic discrimination. VA - HB1342 College Savings Plan; deferment for military service. VA - HB1138 Drug use in public schools; instruction on dangers of methamphetamine and OxyContin use. VA - HB1137 Richard Bland College; closure. VA - HB1272 Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; created, report. VA - HB1242 Surveys and questionnaires; certain requirements for public school students. VA - HB1158 Sick leave; local school boards to adopt policies for up to 12 weeks of leave without pay. VA - HB1059 Standards of Learning; Board of Education shall make assessments publicly available. VA - HB1050 Tuition, in-state; alien students eligibility. VA - HB1002 School Board; salary procedure for members of Arlington County Board. VA - HB1109 Background checks; school boards must require for public school contract employees. VA - HB1057 Teacher licensure requirements; revising current statutes and teacher ed. program provisions. VA - HB1053 Museum of Fine Arts; exempts museum from assessment and levy of service charge. VA - HB1135 Tuition, in-state; educational benefits for illegal aliens military personnel and their dependants. VA - HB1102 Community College Transfer Grant program. VA - HB1136 Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. VA - HB971 T.C. Williams High School; City of Alexandria School Bd. to set school calendar prior to Labor Day. VA - HB966 Student records; parental consent to release such information to military recruiters. VA - HB815 Standards of Quality; modify current funding formula and calculation of composit index. VA - HB734 Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. VA - HB682 Student Financial Security Program; created. VA - HB584 Education; Computation of composite index. VA - HB892 Higher education institutions; prohibiting admission of illegal aliens. VA - HB808 Teacher staffing ratios; to maintain use teachers may teach courses outside endorsement area. VA - HB968 Correctional Education, Bd. of; changes membership to provide appointments of teachers. VA - HB780 Education; expenditures and reports on instructional spending. VA - HB702 Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; changes of titles from executive director to president. VA - HB695 In-state tuition; dependents of active duty military personnel shall be eligible to receive. VA - HB582 Standards of Quality; changes current pupil-teacher ratio in grades K-3. VA - HB935 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; creates nonstock corp. to support academic research. VA - HB838 Transfer of private school credits to public schools; Board of Education to promulgate regulations. VA - HB813 Standards of Learning assessments; Board of Education may enact special provisions relating thereto. VA - HB783 School board; referendum in Page County on question of whether should be elected biennially. VA - HB472 Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; those teaching special education in private schools eligible. VA - HB361 Virginia Military Institute; reduces minimum number of cadets admitted annually free of charge. VA - HB347 General Educational Development Program; allowance of participation therein. VA - HB346 Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act; includes campus security. VA - HB392 No Child Left Behind Testing; all costs incurred by localities to be paid by State. VA - HB262 Higher educational institutions; prohibiting admission of illegal aliens. VA - HB517 New College Institute; created. VA - HB507 Criminal history records check; school volunteers costs shall be paid by school division or State. VA - HB504 Community College System; directs State Board to est. policies providing for reduced tuition rates. VA - HB466 School board; increase of salaries for members in City of Hopewell and Hanover County. VA - HB537 Home schooling; strengthens requirements for parents providing. VA - HB493 High school baccalaureate ceremonies; develop guidelines complying with constitutional restriction. VA - HB492 Textbooks; provide each student a copy that may be used at home. VA - HB482 Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents. VA - HB434 Employee personnel records; files to be produced in digital or paper format. VA - HB481 School boards; required to allocate certain percentage of budget to instructional spending, report. VA - HB480 Scholars Program; created. VA - HB349 School calendars; reduction of state aid when length of school term below what is required. VA - HB348 Test security procedures; Board of Educ. to review violations of regulations by local school board. VA - HB391 T.C. Williams High School;opening of 2006 school year. VA - HB384 Military school age persons; those in geographical boundaries of schools not to be charged tuition. VA - HB377 School boards; Board of Education to replace members thereof for neglect of duty. VA - HB330 Credit card affinity agreement; annual reporting of revenue from institutions of higher education. VA - HB338 Public school students; annual body mass index assessments required. VA - HB593 English as a Second language Grant Program; created. VA - HB591 High school graduation rates; Bd. of Education to collect, analyze, etc. using standardized formula. VA - HB276 Standards of Quality; adjustments for English as second language and special education programs. VA - HB275 Teacher internship program; Board of Education to implement for training under experienced teachers. VA - HB274 School administrators; licensure not required by Board of Education. VA - HB273 Teachers; increase in salaries for those in critical shortage areas. VA - HB310 Higher Education, Council of; eligibility to be elected chairman of student advisory committee. VA - HB305 Learning Technology, Office of; created within Council of Higher Education. VA - HB272 Higher education; pilot program for geographical equity in admissions to institutions. VA - HB223 College Partnership Laboratory Schools; created. VA - HB215 Comparative religion; Board of Education to authorize elective course in grades 9 through 12. VA - HB216 Standards of Learning assessments; student required to attend summer school for remediation program. VA - HB910 Higher educational institutions; programs to promote awareness of sex crimes upon students. VA - HB164 Family life education; emphasis of abstinence in curricula. VA - HB163 Family life education; parent or guardian to review materials thereof. VA - HB154 Campus police; local law-enforcement agency to be notified of certain reports. VA - HB240 Tuition; no charges for children of relocated military personnel. VA - HB191 Inmates; functional literate to participate in literacy program. VA - HB137 Standards of Learning; Board of Education to release assessments periodically. VA - HB107 Drug-free school zones; signage to be posted by all schools and institutions of higher education. VA - HB905 Literary Fund; raises the maximum limit for any loan thereof. VA - HB95 Student, new; certain information required upon registration to public school. VA - HB84 School buses; requiring safety belts. VA - HB20 Scholastic records; electronic storage thereof. VA - HB19 Standards of Quality; calculation of high school graduation rates. VA - HB58 Computers; school resource officers to provide Internet safety instruction to students. VA - HB57 Community College System; articulation agreements and transferable credits. VA - HB50 Work-Study Program; provisions relating thereto. VA - HB36 Higher educational institutions; violations of chapter on regulation thereof, penalty. VA - HB51 School buses; requiring safety belts. VA - HB49 Scholars Program; provisions relating thereto. VA - HB38 Vocational schools, out-of-state; accreditation of those operating within State. VA - HB100 Driver education programs, private; certain acceptable. VA - SB342 School board; referendum in Page County on question of whether should be elected biennially.