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Introduced Version House Bill 2934 History

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H. B. 2934


          (By Delegates Eldridge, Stowers, Barrett, Barill,
R. Phillips, Tomblin, Young, Lynch, Sponaugle,
Hartman and Campbell)

          [Introduced March 14, 2013; referred to the
          Committee on Education.]

A BILL to amend and reenact §18-10H-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to providing that seventh grade students are eligible to attend vocational school.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That §18-10H-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 10H. ALBERT YANNI PROGRAMS OF EXCELLENCE IN VOCATIONAL- TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
§18-10H-6. Effective schools program in vocational-technical education.

     The state Board of Education shall establish and operate an effective schools program for vocational-technical education, including introductory vocational-technical courses in middle school grades as appropriate. The purpose of the program is to provide vocational-technical education personnel with resources and staff development for school program improvement based on application of the effective schools research, including components such as instructional leadership, school climate, high student expectations, emphasis on academic and occupational achievement and community and parental involvement. The program shall be coordinated by the bureau of vocational, technical and adult education with the advisement from a committee composed of two vocational administrators, two vocational teachers, one vocational guidance counselor, one educator of vocational teachers, one county school superintendent, one comprehensive high school principal, one academic teacher, two business/industry representatives, one labor representative and one vocational education program completer. Seventh grade and older students may receive vocational-technical education.


     NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to allow seventh grade students to attend vocational school.


     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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