HB 936 Students, certain, with limited English proficiency; Board shall make provision in its regulations.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Certain students with limited English proficiency; standard diploma; credit flexibility. Requires the Board of Education to make provision in its regulations for flexibility for any student with limited English proficiency to earn the credits required for a diploma. The bill requires such flexibility to permit local school divisions to award credit to such students who have failed reading, writing, or mathematics Standards of Learning assessments by a narrow margin, as defined by the Board.

Full text:
01/12/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102198D  pdf | impact statement
02/10/16  House: Committee substitute printed 16105357D-H1  pdf | impact statement

01/12/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102198D
01/12/16  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/16  House: Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
02/09/16  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/10/16  House: Reported from Education with substitute (16-Y 5-N)
02/10/16  House: Committee substitute printed 16105357D-H1
02/11/16  House: Read first time
02/12/16  House: Read second time
02/12/16  House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105357D-H1
02/12/16  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB936H1
02/15/16  House: Read third time and passed House (69-Y 30-N)
02/15/16  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (69-Y 30-N)
02/16/16  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/16  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/16  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/25/16  Senate: Continued to 2017 in Education and Health (10-Y 5-N)
12/02/16  Senate: Left in Education and Health