Executive session on HB 1598, changing the process for withdrawal from a cooperative school district, on February 13

The House education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1598 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill changes the process for withdrawal from a cooperative school district. Continue reading Executive session on HB 1598, changing the process for withdrawal from a cooperative school district, on February 13

Executive session on HB 1469, modifying the requirements for termination of a cooperative school district, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1469 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill modifies the requirements for the termination of a cooperative school district. Continue reading Executive session on HB 1469, modifying the requirements for termination of a cooperative school district, on February 13

Executive session on HB 1253, making a school board member a non-voting member of a cooperative budget committee, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1253 on Tuesday, January 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill makes the school board member of a cooperative school district budget committee a non-voting member. Continue reading Executive session on HB 1253, making a school board member a non-voting member of a cooperative budget committee, on February 13

Executive session on HB 1637, requiring districts to adopt policies relating to suspensions and expulsions, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1637 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill requires districts to establish a policy on school discipline that contains the specific basis for in-school suspensions, short term out-of-school suspensions, long term out-of-school suspensions and expulsions, and the maximum length of long term suspensions. Continue reading Executive session on HB 1637, requiring districts to adopt policies relating to suspensions and expulsions, on February 13

Executive session on HB 1497, modifying the definition of a “focus” and “priority” school, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1497 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207.  The bill would change the qualifications for a school to become a “focus” or “priority” school. It would add schools that have the largest career and college readiness indicator gaps for 2 consecutive years to the list of “focus schools.” Under the bill, if these … Continue reading Executive session on HB 1497, modifying the definition of a “focus” and “priority” school, on February 13

Executive session on HB 1496, establishing a performance-based accountability system, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1496 on Tuesday February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill would establish a performance-based accountability system as one of two required methods that a school uses to demonstrate that it is providing the opportunity for an adequate education. Continue reading Executive session on HB 1496, establishing a performance-based accountability system, on February 13

Executive session on HB 1495, adding indicators to state reporting of district performance, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1495 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill adds indicators that school districts and colleges are required to report to the Department of Education and establishes a rating scale for school districts. Continue reading Executive session on HB 1495, adding indicators to state reporting of district performance, on February 13

Executive session on HB 1494, clarifying the definition of “academic standards,” on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1494 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill changes the definition of “academic standards” to include what a student should know and be able to do in a “course, program, or at each grade level.”  (Italics indicate addition to definition.) Continue reading Executive session on HB 1494, clarifying the definition of “academic standards,” on February 13

Executive session on HB 1493, limiting statewide assessments to academic achievement and growth, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1493 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill specifies that the annual statewide assessment should measure only academic achievement and growth and will not measure non-objective data, including “work-study practices or student behaviors.” Continue reading Executive session on HB 1493, limiting statewide assessments to academic achievement and growth, on February 13

Work session on HB 1674, which adds computer science & digital literacy as part of an adequate education, on February 6 at 10:30 a.m.

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1674 on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill would add computer science and digital literacy to the components of an adequate education and replaces technology education with engineering and technologies. Continue reading Work session on HB 1674, which adds computer science & digital literacy as part of an adequate education, on February 6 at 10:30 a.m.

Work session on HB 1497, modifying the definition of a “focus” and “priority” school, on February 6

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1497 on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207.  The bill would change the qualifications for a school to become a “focus” or “priority” school. It would add schools that have the largest career and college readiness indicator gaps for 2 consecutive years to the list of “focus schools.” Under the bill, if these … Continue reading Work session on HB 1497, modifying the definition of a “focus” and “priority” school, on February 6

Work session on HB 1496, establishing a performance-based accountability system, on February 6

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1496 on Tuesday February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill would establish a performance-based accountability system as one of two required methods that a school uses to demonstrate that it is providing the opportunity for an adequate education. Continue reading Work session on HB 1496, establishing a performance-based accountability system, on February 6

Work session on HB 1495, adding indicators to state reporting of district performance, on February 6 at 10:30 a.m.

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1495 on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill adds indicators that school districts and colleges are required to report to the Department of Education and establishes a rating scale for school districts. Continue reading Work session on HB 1495, adding indicators to state reporting of district performance, on February 6 at 10:30 a.m.

Work session on HB 1494, clarifying the definition of “academic standards,” on February 6

The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 1494 on Tuesday, January 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill changes the definition of “academic standards” to include what a student should know and be able to do in a “course, program, or at each grade level.”  (Italics indicate addition to definition.) Continue reading Work session on HB 1494, clarifying the definition of “academic standards,” on February 6

Subcommittee work session on HB 1493, limiting statewide assessments to academic achievement and growth, on February 6

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1493 on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill specifies that the annual statewide assessment should measure only academic achievement and growth and will not measure non-objective data, including “work-study practices or student behaviors.” Continue reading Subcommittee work session on HB 1493, limiting statewide assessments to academic achievement and growth, on February 6