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SB 18Requiring new comprehensive statewide student assessment03/25/17
SB 242Relating to school calendars02/23/17
SB 401Allowing county board of education base employment decisions on individual's qualifications03/29/17
SB 524Relating to WV academic standards03/20/17
HB 2014Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent02/08/17
HB 2015Establishing seniority rights for public employees02/08/17
HB 2019Relating to salary increase for school personnel02/08/17
HB 2031Eliminating requirements that state provide for professional training and development of teachers02/08/17
HB 2046Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an elected municipal or county office02/08/17
HB 2056Providing for the use of neck braces by football players02/08/17
HB 2062Deaf Children’s Bill of Rights Act02/08/17
HB 2073Making available elective courses on the history of the old and new testaments of the bible02/08/17
HB 2075Providing the Auditor with greater oversight of advance allowance accounts02/08/17
HB 2079Abolishing the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission02/08/17
HB 2093Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax02/08/17
HB 2094Home Instruction Tax Relief Act02/08/17
HB 2097Permitting community and technical colleges and universities to charge students half the cost of a credit for every credit taken over the fifteenth hour02/08/17
HB 2104Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer and worship02/08/17
HB 2108Requiring 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 buses02/08/17
HB 2117Removing the requirement that home schooled students have to acquire a general equivalency degree (GED) in order to qualify for the promise scholarship02/08/17
HB 2118Abolishing the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education02/08/17
HB 2142Providing a salary increase for special education teachers02/08/17
HB 2144Relating to relocation or closure of state higher education institutions02/08/17
HB 2147Permitting county boards of education to accumulate instructional days and use them when needed02/08/17
HB 2148Providing taxpayers repaying their own student loans a modification reducing federal adjusted gross in the amount of the interest paid02/08/17
HB 2151Prohibiting the use of the Smarter Balanced Assessment02/08/17
HB 2153Relating to designation of social workers in the Department of Health and Human Services to promote better student school attendance02/08/17
HB 2157Relating to school calendar02/08/17
HB 2166Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school02/08/17
HB 2172Providing that school nutrition plans include take home meals for low income students02/08/17
HB 2174Granting all public employees, all teachers, all service employees, all public employee retirees, all teacher retirees and all service employee retirees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase02/08/17
HB 2191Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans02/08/17
HB 2194Reducing personnel employed by the West Virginia Department of Education02/08/17
HB 2198Redirecting certain funds of the West Virginia Department of Education02/08/17
HB 2199Creating a digital learning pilot project02/08/17
HB 2200Requiring that four members of the State Board of Education be elected on a nonpartisan basis02/08/17
HB 2210Increasing pay to teachers and service personnel02/08/17
HB 2211Increasing salaries for teachers02/08/17
HB 2213Relating to compulsory school attendance02/08/17
HB 2214West Virginia Educational Restoration Act02/08/17
HB 2309Discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state02/09/17
HB 2313Providing that the statewide summative assessment only be administered in grades three through eight and once at the high school level02/09/17
HB 2333Relating to the administration of the statewide summative assessment02/10/17
HB 2334Relating to school curricular standards and assessments02/10/17
HB 2335Protecting academic freedom in higher education02/10/17
HB 2336Reducing the number of pupils per school nurses02/10/17
HB 2337Requiring each public high school to offer a course in computer science02/10/17
HB 2368Relating to candidates for professional employee positions involving supervision of a county transportation department02/13/17
HB 2374Requiring schools post signs displaying the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline02/13/17
HB 2378Providing school days to register and transport students to vote02/13/17
HB 2388Relating to the comprehensive statewide student assessment02/13/17
HB 2392Relating to truancy intervention02/13/17
HB 2398Extending funding for School Innovation and Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zones02/13/17
HB 2401Increasing teacher salaries02/13/17
HB 2403Permitting county boards of education to accumulate instructional days and use them when needed02/13/17
HB 2409Relating to the School Building Authority02/13/17
HB 2412Relating to the public school calendar02/13/17
HB 2421Requiring the accumulation of one and one-half years of instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other founding American historical documents02/14/17
HB 2429Granting tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program or private school02/14/17
HB 2436Suspending the implementation of the school aid formula until the year 202102/14/17
HB 2438Allowing county boards of education and regional educational service agencies to purchase computer technology from other than a state-wide contract02/14/17
HB 2442Requiring 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) diploma02/14/17
HB 2443Establishing academic standards and assessment methods02/14/17
HB 2449Requiring the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission to adopt certain safety standards for youth lacrosse02/15/17
HB 2462Relating to the compensation of personnel employed at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind02/15/17
HB 2467Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion02/15/17
HB 2478Changing the age effective date of children for whom county boards of education must provide kindergarten programs02/15/17
HB 2491Relating to school calendar and testing02/16/17
HB 2525Relieving the county superintendent of schools of the duty of nominating personnel to be employed by the county board02/16/17
HB 2527Relating to public school support02/16/17
HB 2543Preventing the State Board of Education from implementing common core academic standards and assessments02/20/17
HB 2551Requiring the West Virginia Department of Education to create a Bible literacy course in public schools02/20/17
HB 2557Relating to tuition and fees at community and technical colleges02/20/17
HB 2559Relating to concealed carry on higher education campuses02/20/17
HB 2560Providing a free lunch to all employees in a school building02/20/17
HB 2569Relating to employment, promotion and transfer of professional personnel by county boards of education02/20/17
HB 2572Providing for the authorization and oversight of public charter schools02/20/17
HB 2584Relating to primary and secondary school instructional terms02/21/17
HB 2609Requiring county boards of education to conduct regular structural inspections of school facilities and structures02/21/17
HB 2610Allowing private entities to lease buildings to local school boards in cases of emergency or condemnation02/21/17
HB 2633Requiring state institutions of higher education to conduct Phase 3 clinical research studies for any cancer treatment02/21/17
HB 2652Relating generally to school closing or consolidation requirements02/22/17
HB 2686Providing a mechanism for the independent evaluation of revenue estimates by West Virginia and Marshall Universities’ business colleges02/23/17
HB 2689Educational Savings Account Program02/24/17
HB 2695Creating a pilot program for expansion of school-based mental health and school-based diversion02/24/17
HB 2705Eliminating obsolete, duplicate or unnecessary code language as it relates to higher education02/24/17
HB 2713Permitting the carrying of concealed weapons on the campus of a state institution of higher education02/27/17
HB 2714Permitting a firearm or other deadly weapon on or in a private primary or secondary education building, structure or facility02/27/17
HB 2742School Consolidation Task Force03/01/17
HB 2756Making Promise scholarships available for students pursuing certificates or degrees through an accredited community and technical college03/01/17
HB 2761Relating to qualifications of paraprofessionals, autism mentors and braille or sign support specialists03/01/17
HB 2764Allowing the State Building Commission or the Higher Education Policy Commission to request and receive money from the Investment Management Board03/01/17
HB 2770Reducing regulatory control over academic programs of state institutions03/01/17
HB 2787Creating an additional class of special education classroom aides03/03/17
HB 2793Relating to the nonpartisan election of county superintendents of schools03/06/17
HB 2795Clarifying a director of a multicounty vocational technical school is a principal03/06/17
HB 2818Prohibiting West Virginia institutions of higher learning and state agencies from discriminating against graduates of private, nonpublic or home schools by requiring them to submit to alternative testing03/08/17
HB 2825Requiring state institutions of higher education adopt policies concerning sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking03/08/17
HB 2835Permitting an individual with a current West Virginia issued license to carry a concealed deadly weapon to carry such weapon on the campus of a state institution of higher education03/08/17
HB 2849Providing that the compensation level of the Chancellor for Higher Education may be no more than the salary of the Governor03/08/17
HB 2853Relating to more equitable disbursement of funds to county boards03/08/17
HB 2858Creating a loan tuition forgiveness program to encourage students in selected and necessary fields to remain in the state03/08/17
HB 2862Establishing the “Stay in State” tax credit03/08/17
HB 2875Relating to the adoption of instructional educational resources03/09/17
HB 2876Creating a loan tuition forgiveness program03/09/17
HB 2885Relating to designation of social workers in the Department of Health and Human Services03/09/17
HB 2886Relating to generally applied associate of science degrees that target workforce needs03/09/17
HB 2902Requiring county school boards to provide adequate mental health and counseling services03/09/17
HB 2912Abolishing regional service education agencies03/10/17
HB 2926Relating to the comprehensive statewide student assessment03/10/17
HB 2928Creating a low-interest student loan refinancing program for teachers03/10/17
HB 2950Requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to have a terminal degree03/13/17
HB 2973Preserving and transferring firefighter training courses03/13/17
HB 2974Relating to public school education in dating violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence prevention03/13/17
HB 2987Making PROMISE Scholarship funds available for use at community and technical colleges03/14/17
HB 2997Relating generally to applied associate of science degrees that target workforce needs03/14/17
HB 3001Abolishing the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission03/14/17
HB 3008Relating to eliminating county school systems and creating ten school districts03/14/17
HB 3023Relating to public school education assessment of students for dyslexia and dyscalculia03/14/17
HB 3031Creating a state program allowing high school students advance to getting a college degree or technical training while in high school03/14/17
HB 3036Allowing county boards of education to hire retired teachers03/14/17
HB 3047Extending the time that teachers may pay into the State Teachers Retirement System03/14/17
HB 3056Relating to Promise scholarship program requirements for home schooled students03/14/17
HB 3068Stay in State tax credit03/14/17
HB 3078Establishing a merit-based Katherine Johnson Hope Scholarship program to provide tuition and fee payments for certain qualified students03/14/17
HB 3090Relating to the maximum licensed school psychologist-pupil ratio03/14/17
HB 3100Increasing penalties for public school employees that embezzle public funds03/14/17
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