Education bills on the House Calendar, February 7 & 8

The House will meet on Wednesday, February 7 and Thursday, February 8. There are 9 bills on the consent calendar and 1 bill on the regular calendar. 

CONSENT CALENDAR

HB 1311, prohibiting schools from prohibiting the wearing or display of the American flag. Committee recommendation: Inexpedient to Legislate (20-0)
HB 1351, relative to notification to parents by charter schools when a child’s teacher has not met certification requirements. Committee recommendation: Inexpedient to Legislate (20-0)
HB 1353, establishing a commission to study equal access and opportunity for students with disabilities to participate in athletics. Committee recommendation: Refer to study (20-0)
HB 1370, relative to a school’s emergency management plan. Committee recommendation: Ought to pass with amendment (15-0)
HB 1452, relative to equalized property valuation used to apportion expenses in cooperative school districts. Committee recommendation: Inexpedient to legislate (19-0)
HB 1551, relative to the retention of records of individualized education programs. Committee recommendation: Ought to pass (20-0)
HB 1593, authorizing a school district meeting to adopt an article authorizing the trustees of the trust fund to charge certain expenses against capital reserve funds. Committee recommendation: Ought to pass (20-0)
HB 1698, relative to the cost of special education services for foster children. Committee recommendation: Ought to pass (20-0)
HB 1765, relative to policies regarding chartered public schools. Committee recommendation: Inexpedient to legislate (20-0)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 1819-FN, relative to administration of the education tax credit. Committee recommendation: Ought to pass with amendment (17-3)

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