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Introduced Version House Bill 2461 History

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H. B. 2461


(By Delegates Stemple and Williams)

[Introduced February 17, 2005 ; referred to the

Committee on Education then Finance.]





A BILL to amend and reenact §18-4-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to requiring county superintendents of schools to provide the names and mailing addresses of dropouts to the State Superintendent of Schools and the Director of the Mountaineer Challenge Academy.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That §18-4-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:

ARTICLE 4. COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS.
§18-4-11. Other powers and duties.

The county superintendent shall:
(1) Visit the schools as often as practicable; observe and make suggestions concerning the instruction and classroom management of the schools and their sanitary conditions;
(2) Report to the county board cases of incompetence, neglect of duty, immorality or misconduct in office of any teacher or employee;
(3) Recommend for condemnation buildings unfit for school use;
(4) Call, at his or her discretion, conferences of principals and teachers to discuss the work of the schools of the district;
(5) Report to the county board the progress and general condition of the schools;
(6) Make reports as required by the State Superintendent. In case the county superintendent fails to report as required, the State Superintendent may direct that the salary of the county superintendent be withheld until an acceptable report is received; and
(7) Perform all other duties prescribed in this chapter or required by the county board or the State Board; and
(8) Maintain a data base of each student who drops out of school before completing his or her degree and at the end of each semester report the names and mailing addresses of students who have dropped out of school to the State Superintendent of Schools and the Director of the Mountaineer Challenge Academy as provided in section twenty-four, article one-b, chapter fifteen of this code.




NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require county superintendents of schools to provide the names and mailing addresses of dropouts to the State Superintendent of Schools and the Director of the Mountaineer Challenge Academy.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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