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SB 143Creating WV Guardian Program01/15/24
SB 189Providing for substantial deference to state school superintendent's interpretations of school laws01/31/24
SB 813Allowing students to participate in non-school competitive activities02/29/24
SB 842Modifying training requirements for county boards of education members02/27/24
SB 861Increasing support and professional development for educators02/27/24
HB 4012Changing the recommended guidelines for full-day and half-day cooks to the minimum ratio of one cook for every 110 meals01/10/24
HB 4171Relating to the special community development school pilot program01/10/24
HB 4172Amend section providing for waiver of tuition and fees for older persons auditing certain college classes01/10/24
HB 4182Relating to calculating max number of students at alternative and year-round schools01/10/24
HB 4186Requiring high school students to pass a test on the US Constitution to graduate from high school 01/10/24
HB 4200Relating to pay for Board of Education members01/10/24
HB 4204Relating to service employees with National Association for Pupil Transportation Certifications01/10/24
HB 4220Providing that microschool tuition and fees are qualifying expenses for Hope Scholarship accounts01/10/24
HB 4232To make the HOPE Scholarship applicable to all children01/10/24
HB 4241To establish cultural competency training for teachers obtaining or renewing a teaching license in West Virginia01/10/24
HB 4242Establish the Commission on American History Enrichment01/10/24
HB 4243Mountaineer Games Sports League01/10/24
HB 4248Establishing a pilot program to develop school-based mental and behavioral health services01/10/24
HB 4262Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators01/10/24
HB 4271Creating the Economic Development Tuition Waiver01/10/24
HB 4282To allow parents to retain their child for an extra year of school without losing a year of sports eligibility01/10/24
HB 4290To create the American Campuses Act01/10/24
HB 4303To allow public high schools to have full time athletic trainers01/10/24
HB 4308Relating to addressing School Discipline in Public Schools 01/10/24
HB 4316To create an initiative to provide minorities and males with an incentive to join the public education field01/10/24
HB 4322Amending Hope Scholarship eligibility01/10/24
HB 4338To allow for the construction of safe entry ways to all public schools in West Virginia.01/10/24
HB 4343Remove homeschool testing and portfolio requirements01/10/24
HB 4345State may not participate in or join the national school board association01/10/24
HB 4346To require a moment of silence at the beginning of school each day in the state01/10/24
HB 4349Establishing the Anti-Stereotyping Act01/10/24
HB 4365Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax01/10/24
HB 4367Discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state01/10/24
HB 4369Relating to teacher salary enhancement01/10/24
HB 4375Provide programs to educate senior citizens01/10/24
HB 4387Relating to nondiscrimination at institutions of higher education01/10/24
HB 4412Requiring each county school board to employ at least one full time school nurse01/10/24
HB 4414To strengthen anti-hazing laws and policies for Pre-K to Grade 1201/10/24
HB 4416Heart Health Equity Inclusion01/10/24
HB 4417To recognize school social workers as having the same status and funding as school counselors01/10/24
HB 4419Relating to classroom teachers and special education classroom teachers individualized education program requirements01/10/24
HB 4421Prohibit drag shows from being performed in front of minors and to prohibit people from dressing in drag when reading aloud during story time in schools.01/10/24
HB 4446Providing school days to register and transport students to vote01/10/24
HB 4453Remove standardized testing in public and private schools01/10/24
HB 4455To require cameras in every classroom and room where children are present01/10/24
HB 4457Remove assessments for homeschoolers01/10/24
HB 4468Establishing the Anti-Stereotyping Act01/10/24
HB 4471Modifying the school calendar01/10/24
HB 4480To provide debt incentives for STEM teachers01/10/24
HB 4488Provide for statewide participation in the federal Community Eligibility Provision for its duration01/10/24
HB 4490Provide for statewide participation in the federal Community Eligibility Provision for its duration01/10/24
HB 4491Prohibiting the home schooling of children in certain circumstances01/10/24
HB 4493Exempting school buses with students on board from paying turnpike tolls01/10/24
HB 4495Relating to WV Secondary School Activities01/10/24
HB 4500To provide all National Merit Scholars free tuition to any West Virginia higher education institution in order to keep these scholars in state 01/10/24
HB 4509Relating to designation of social workers in the Department of Health and Human Services01/10/24
HB 4510Student Rescue Act01/10/24
HB 4513Granting full time employees of county boards of education three months of paid leave following the birth of a child01/10/24
HB 4542Creating a homeless education coordinator for county schools01/10/24
HB 4553Relating to teacher duty-free lunch and daily planning periods01/10/24
HB 4557Providing for contracted employment of substitute teachers for 180 instructional days01/10/24
HB 4572Relating to Social Media privacy and educational institutions01/10/24
HB 4579To prohibit punishment for teachers who refuse to use pronouns inconsistent with a child’s sex01/10/24
HB 4586Bill to fund armed veterans at our schools.01/10/24
HB 4604Creating the Virtual Public Schools Act01/11/24
HB 4608Relating to mandatory drug testing of all classes of employees in K through 12 schools01/11/24
HB 4629Hunger-Free Campus Act01/11/24
HB 4637To establish a grant program for colleges that take steps to establish themselves as Student Basic Needs campuses01/11/24
HB 4639Exempting county school buses from paying the toll fees01/11/24
HB 4649Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jails01/12/24
HB 4650Clarifying and updating school bus rules and the types of vehicles covered01/12/24
HB 4663To implement trauma-informed practices in schools01/12/24
HB 4670To include electric-powered school busses in the county foundation allowance01/12/24
HB 4693Expanding the amount of promise scholarship funds awarded to persons majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics01/15/24
HB 4701Establishing the “Stay in State” tax credit01/15/24
HB 4713Requiring Director of transportation have 2 years experience for bus operator01/15/24
HB 4733To allow classroom aides with 10 or more years of service and good evaluations to bid on teaching positions 01/15/24
HB 4773To permit students in eighth and ninth grade to attend summer school in order to raise their grades and establish academic eligibility to play sports in the fall.01/16/24
HB 4774To repeal the provision allowing for students to transfer from one school to another without losing eligibility.01/16/24
HB 4792To require principals to have additional training in certain subjects.01/16/24
HB 4810Create the Education Tax Credit01/16/24
HB 4819To require higher education institutions in West Virginia to accept the CLT as an ACT or SAT equivalent.01/16/24
HB 4820To ensure free parking and school supplies for children in public schools.01/16/24
HB 4821Requiring certain standards for virtual students in West Virginia.01/16/24
HB 4833Require that any student in the 11th or 12th grade, who has been placed in a “free/elective/assistant” period, be informed of online college course opportunities available for them01/17/24
HB 4839Relating to online instructors contracted by the WVDE or counties.01/17/24
HB 4843Prohibit the use of school resources in election advocacy efforts and prohibit school employees from political activity during their work hours or on behalf of the school administration01/17/24
HB 4846Relating to “In God We Trust” signs donated in schools01/17/24
HB 4847To provide school access for Patriotic Youth Groups 01/17/24
HB 4862Introduction of a “School Safety Program”01/17/24
HB 4893To increase the minimum starting salary for a teacher to $50,00001/18/24
HB 4896Relating to eligibility requirements for student transfers to a public school for WVSSAC sanctioned sports01/18/24
HB 4899WV Belief-Based Campus Student Organization Bill01/18/24
HB 4903Relating to critical vacancies in public education 01/18/24
HB 4921Relating generally to tuition for children of out of state alumni of WV state universities. 01/18/24
HB 4946Add as required material in public schools the teaching of the full Constitution of the United States, The Federalist Papers and Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letters from Birmingham Jail01/19/24
HB 4948Removing fees teachers have to pay in order to obtain any teaching license, certification, or additional continuing education credit hours (reporting fee) to the state Board of Education01/19/24
HB 4955Relating to the nonpartisan election of county superintendents of schools01/22/24
HB 4958To create the American Campuses Act01/22/24
HB 4959To exclude certain students from drop out rate data01/22/24
HB 4960To establish career exploration courses01/22/24
HB 4969To allow schools to withhold a diploma from students who cause at least $1,000 in damage due to destruction of property or defacement01/22/24
HB 4981Gun carry allowed on college campuses01/22/24
HB 4988To ensure that classroom sizes are equal without losing a teachers aide01/22/24
HB 4990To allow for the WVSSAC to pull coaching certificates of coaches who are found guilty of illegal recruiting01/22/24
HB 5011Relating generally to transfer of high school athletes. 01/23/24
HB 5040Fast Track for Agriculture Education Endorsement01/23/24
HB 5046Removal of Mandatory Homeschool Reporting01/23/24
HB 5059Defining a work day for school service personnel and removing a provision relating to employment of licensed practical nurses01/24/24
HB 5075Relating to human growth and development curriculum01/25/24
HB 5081Relating to any school employee before being hired must pass a CPS background check01/25/24
HB 5088To require all state employees, county employees, and employees of county school boards to be subject to random drug testing01/25/24
HB 5095Require county boards of education to train at least one professional staff member at each school in a grant writing procedures. 01/25/24
HB 5111Create the Statewide Online Education Act01/25/24
HB 5124The purpose of this bill is to remove the restrictions of taxpayers to access online curriculum, and allow for taxpayers to inspect additional instructional material adopted by the county board pursuant to including books in the classroom. 01/25/24
HB 5139Allow teachers to bank personal and sick days.01/25/24
HB 5152To permit students in Christian schools at the elementary and middle school level to participate in county level sport tournaments01/25/24
HB 5189Provide tax credit for homeschool students 01/25/24
HB 5195Create a half day position for all school service personnel01/25/24
HB 5196To require all West Virginia high school students to pass a Civics examination and the United States Naturalization Examination 01/25/24
HB 5199Provide for exemption from required physical education01/25/24
HB 5227Requiring age-appropriate instruction on the Holocaust01/26/24
HB 5277Require adoption awareness material be made available in high school counseling offices 01/29/24
HB 5290To create “Holocaust Education Week”01/29/24
HB 5292Relating to Extracurricular Inclusion and Learning Pod Freedom01/29/24
HB 5300Moving the school system from a 5 day work week into a 4 day work week.01/29/24
HB 5302Relating to the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools01/29/24
HB 5325Relating to the Pledge of Allegiance in schools01/29/24
HB 5329Limiting the use of state funding under the Hope Scholarship Program for out-of-state private schools and providers01/29/24
HB 5330Require DHHR-CPS to notify the county school superintendent & local BOE president (of the public school system where the child attends) of pending CPS investigations.01/29/24
HB 5336To require parental notification of certain immunization-related items by public school districts any time school-related immunization notifications or letters are sent to parents01/29/24
HB 5346To clean up statutory provisions regarding the Hope Scholarship program to better reflect the intent and operation of the program01/30/24
HB 5428Exempt WV public school buses transporting students from tolls on WV Turnpike02/02/24
HB 5431Permitting county boards of education to send parents of students who are chronically disruptive the pro-rated amount of their education and to remove them from the school system for a year to continue their education02/02/24
HB 5436To allow elected members of county Boards of Education to be short-term substitute teachers 02/05/24
HB 5442Free to Speak Act02/05/24
HB 5484Relating to age appropriate instruction in health education 02/06/24
HB 5513To create the Great Expectations Pilot Program02/07/24
HB 5517To require a statewide public school calendar to begin no earlier that September 1 and end no later than May 3102/07/24
HB 5518To adjust the School Aid Formula’s Transportation calculations from its current standard of student enrollment to school bus mileage traveled daily02/07/24
HB 5527To allow those with a concealed carry license to carry a concealed handgun in public school property and buildings.02/08/24
HB 5529Relating to foster care support services02/09/24
HB 5563Adding a proviso that any county will open attendance zones and an existing transportaion Arrangement shall not be permitted to close the open attendance zone reestablish closed boarders or modify existing transportation routes or arrangements for any current or future students who chooose to utilize these options02/12/24
HB 5586Requiring publicly funded medical schools to teach certain life-saving methods02/12/24
HB 5588Transfer of Funds from Department of Economic Development to School Building Authority02/12/24
HB 5598Requiring a shcool administrator and local Board of Education to assess whether a student is in the foster care system or undre the supervision of Child Protective Services prior to being disiplined for a level 3 or 4 behavior policy violation02/12/24
HB 5625Relating to updating names of institutions of higher education and nondiscrimination in leadership positions02/12/24
HB 5653To repeal the provision allowing for students to transfer from one school to another without losing eligibility02/13/24
HB 5658To require all projects funded by the school building authority to have an assessment of school safety when a new project is created.02/13/24
HB 5661To mandate county boards of education to provide feminine hygiene products in all public elementary, middle, and high schools for female students02/13/24
HB 5664To automatically start a Smart 529 account for every newborn in West Virginia.02/13/24
HB 5666The Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act02/13/24
HB 5671Medical Redshirt Bill for High School Students02/13/24
HB 5673Consolidate county school boards02/13/24
HB 5687To repurpose retired military service dogs for use in West Virginia public schools.02/13/24
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