SJ 32 Community colleges & higher educational institution, etc.; JLARC to study role of SOE in improving.
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Summary as introduced:
Study; directing the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the role of the Secretary of Education in improving coordination between K-12, community colleges, and four-year institutions of higher education; report.  Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the role of the Secretary of Education in improving coordination between K-12, community colleges, and four-year institutions of higher education. In conducting its study, JLARC shall (i) examine the statutory authority and duties of the Secretary of Education in overseeing education in the Commonwealth from K-12 through higher education, (ii) consider possible ways of expanding such authority or duties in order to better coordinate education at all levels throughout the Commonwealth, (iii) emphasize the need to better anticipate the workforce needs of the Commonwealth, and ways to direct students toward education and training that will fulfill those needs, and (iv) make recommendations as to how to accomplish these objectives legislatively or otherwise.

Full text:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102576D  pdf
03/14/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ32ER)  pdf

Status:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102576D
01/11/10  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/10  Senate: Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/12/10  Senate: Reported from Rules by voice vote
02/15/10  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/10  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/16/10  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/10  Senate: Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/18/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/18/10  House: Read first time
02/18/10  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
03/01/10  House: Assigned Rules sub: #3 Studies
03/02/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 0-N)
03/04/10  House: Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Taken up
03/09/10  House: Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/14/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ32ER)