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SB 105Creating Tim Tebow Act allowing nonpublic school student participate in SSAC member school athletics02/18/16
SB 313Relating to school calendar and allowing unused accrued instructional time count toward 180-day requirement02/20/16
SB 488Requiring WV Secondary School Activities Commission manage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy02/22/16
SB 669Requiring proficiency in civics as condition for high school or GED diploma03/02/16
SB 677Relating to tuition rates set by higher education institutional governing boards03/02/16
HB 2020Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships01/13/16
HB 2032Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals01/13/16
HB 2058Providing for the use of neck braces by football players01/13/16
HB 2077Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an elected municipal or county office01/13/16
HB 2082Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school01/13/16
HB 2112Providing that school nutrition plans include take home meals for low income students01/13/16
HB 2123Requiring students to attend school until the age of eighteen01/13/16
HB 2151Making the West Virginia state teacher of the year an ex officio, nonvoting member of the West Virginia Board of Education01/13/16
HB 2163Increasing salaries for school service personnel01/13/16
HB 2164Providing pay increases for teachers and counselors01/13/16
HB 2183Relating to salary increase for school personnel01/13/16
HB 2184Discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state01/13/16
HB 2188Relating to compulsory school attendance01/13/16
HB 2194Relating to the School Building Authority01/13/16
HB 2250Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent01/13/16
HB 2261Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools01/13/16
HB 2267Authorizing a county school board to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message01/13/16
HB 2270Protecting academic freedom in higher education01/13/16
HB 2412Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to public and private elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education01/13/16
HB 2414Permitting a salary increase for certain kindergarten aides and early childhood classroom assistant teachers01/13/16
HB 2422Removing the requirement that home schooled students have to acquire a general equivalency degree (GED) in order to qualify for the promise scholarship01/13/16
HB 2425Requiring a test that is identical to the civics portion of the naturalization test in order to graduate from high school or obtain a General Educational Development (GED) diploma01/13/16
HB 2446Permitting the possession of firearms on the grounds of higher education institutions by all persons with valid licenses01/13/16
HB 2451Providing that recess periods or other such time allocated for student physical activity during the regular class day may not be reduced01/13/16
HB 2453Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans01/13/16
HB 2458Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion01/13/16
HB 2465Authorizing the election of and specifying qualifications for nonappointed members of the West Virginia Board of Education01/13/16
HB 2470Relating to nursing education faculty01/13/16
HB 2486Relating to school curricular standards and assessments01/13/16
HB 2499Making available elective courses on the history of the old and new testaments of the bible01/13/16
HB 2528Providing scholarships for certain former coal miners01/13/16
HB 2530Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund 01/13/16
HB 2572Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week01/13/16
HB 2577Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education01/13/16
HB 2579Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan01/13/16
HB 2582Requiring the State Board of Education to cause school buses to be equipped with safety belts01/13/16
HB 2594Requiring that all higher education institutions in the state award credit to transfer students for similar courses completed at a different institution01/13/16
HB 2599Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax01/13/16
HB 2617Lengthening the residency requirement necessary to be eligible for the PROMISE Scholarship01/13/16
HB 2642Reducing personnel employed by the West Virginia Department of Education01/13/16
HB 2672Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer and worship01/13/16
HB 2725Permitting playground facilities to be part of a school construction project01/13/16
HB 2749Relating to the secondary schools athletic commission01/13/16
HB 2774Relating to public school standards and assessments01/13/16
HB 2788Providing school days to register and transport students to vote01/13/16
HB 2799Requiring all high schools to teach fetal development01/13/16
HB 2842Establishing a four year pilot program to have social workers in public schools, from prekindergarten through the elementary school01/13/16
HB 2843Requiring school bus aides, who are trained in preventing bullying and providing a safe environment for students while being transported on a school bus, to be present on school buses01/13/16
HB 2848Requiring the Board of Education to implement a comprehensive drug awareness program in grades K through 1201/13/16
HB 2866Establishing legislative findings, providing physical education and physical activity requirements for physical education classes in schools01/13/16
HB 2870Granting tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program or private school01/13/16
HB 2905Relating to athletic coaches in public schools01/13/16
HB 2954Expanding the promise scholarship to technical and community college students01/13/16
HB 2972Requiring the accumulation of one and one-half years of instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other founding American historical documents01/13/16
HB 2981Relating to purchase of service credit following transfer to the State Teachers Retirement System01/13/16
HB 2986Increasing pay to teachers01/13/16
HB 4011Providing for the authorization and oversight of public charter schools01/20/16
HB 4018Establishing incentives for public schools to make their recreational facilities available for public use outside of school hours01/14/16
HB 4020School Consolidation Task Force01/14/16
HB 4024Prohibiting the use of the Smarter Balanced Assessment01/15/16
HB 4025Requiring members of the State Board of Education to be physically present in state board meetings01/15/16
HB 4026Limiting terms of citizen members of the School Building Authority01/15/16
HB 4027Increasing pay to teachers and service personnel01/15/16
HB 4028Relating to school calendar and school instructional days01/15/16
HB 4036Restoring language that gives preference to currently employed certified professional educators when hiring athletic coaches01/18/16
HB 4039Increasing salaries for teachers01/18/16
HB 4167Permitting county boards of education to accumulate instructional days and use them when needed01/20/16
HB 4182Prorating additional tuition charges for students taking higher education credit hours per term beyond a certain number01/20/16
HB 4194Requiring each public high school to offer a course in computer science01/21/16
HB 4215Removing the requirement that a home schooled student must acquire a general equivalency degree (GED) in order to qualify for a PROMISE scholarship01/21/16
HB 4224Requiring school restroom facilities to have privacy walls01/22/16
HB 4242Creating income tax credits against personal income tax for educational expenses incurred by parents for a child01/22/16
HB 4260Providing private educational facilities authority to determine whether, and under what circumstances, to permit deadly weapons on school premises through written policies01/25/16
HB 4269Relating to public school finance01/26/16
HB 4281Providing that the statewide summative assessment only be administered in grades three through eight and once at the high school level01/26/16
HB 4296Permitting county boards of education to accumulate instructional days and use them when needed01/27/16
HB 4298Changing the age effective date of children for whom county boards of education must provide kindergarten programs01/27/16
HB 4303Providing a salary increase for special education teachers01/27/16
HB 4357Home Instruction Tax Relief Act02/02/16
HB 4384Permitting students to opt out of taking certain academic assessments02/03/16
HB 4403Relating to school calendar02/04/16
HB 4405West Virginia Educational Restoration Act02/04/16
HB 4409Requiring in-service training programs in the use of the Heimlich maneuver and response to choking emergencies for all school personnel in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and elementary schools02/24/16
HB 4421Providing tax breaks for employers assisting employees paying student loans02/05/16
HB 4429Relating to events involving firearms and ammunition on former National Guard sites02/08/16
HB 4431Relating to relocation or closure of state higher education institutions02/08/16
HB 4436Permitting probation officers to carry deadly weapons on school buses and property02/08/16
HB 4446Increasing teacher salaries02/08/16
HB 4447Granting a local school improvement council waiver for the purpose of increasing the compulsory school attendance age in Marshall County02/08/16
HB 4469Providing a free lunch to all employees in a school building02/09/16
HB 4482Relating to excused absences for personal illness from school02/10/16
HB 4485Deaf Children’s Bill of Rights Act02/10/16
HB 4492Establishing a mandatory course of instruction in firearm safety for high school students02/11/16
HB 4514Reducing the number of pupils per school nurses02/11/16
HB 4522Relating to basic state aid to public education02/12/16
HB 4524Permitting community and technical colleges and universities to charge students half the cost of a credit for every credit taken over the fifteenth hour02/12/16
HB 4546Requiring all higher education institutions to use statewide contracts issued by the Purchasing Division02/16/16
HB 4549Requiring that four members of the State Board of Education be elected on a nonpartisan basis02/16/16
HB 4556Relating to the PROMISE scholarship program02/16/16
HB 4581Relating to ownership of real property housing BridgeValley Community and Technical College at the West Virginia Education, Research, and Technology Park02/17/16
HB 4582Relating to Bridge Valley Community and Technical College service facility fee assessments02/17/16
HB 4585Establishing the “Stay in State” tax credit02/17/16
HB 4595Developing a county plan to use funds designated for the support of isolated schools02/17/16
HB 4610Abolishing the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education02/18/16
HB 4611Abolishing the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission02/18/16
HB 4627Creating a digital learning pilot project02/20/16
HB 4628Requiring county boards of education to conduct regular structural inspections of school facilities and structures02/20/16
HB 4635Relating to a per-credit-hour tuition for community and technical colleges02/20/16
HB 4640Providing a tax credit for a taxpayer educating a student in a private or home school02/22/16
HB 4643Eliminating requirements that state provide for professional training and development of teachers02/22/16
HB 4669Redirecting certain funds of the West Virginia Department of Education02/22/16
HB 4670Relating to designation of social workers in the Department of Health and Human Services to promote better student school attendance02/22/16
HB 4686Prohibiting the State Board of Education from adopting new Common Core academic content standards02/23/16
HB 4687Relating to registration programs by the clerk of the county commission02/23/16
HB 4688Relating to basic state aid to public education02/23/16
HB 4694Permitting nonprofessional personnel to be hired as athletic coaches in certain circumstances02/23/16
HB 4703Reclassifying Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher I, II and III positions as Aide V, Aide VI and Aide VII positions02/23/16
HB 4707Abolishing the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission02/23/16
HB 4719Allowing employees with an NAPT certification to be eligible for transportation management positions02/23/16
HB 4722Codifying the West Virginia Procedures Manual for the Education of Students with Exceptionalities02/23/16
HB 4723Creating a program of instruction for students in workforce preparedness to be added to the curriculum of courses in secondary schools02/23/16
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