Daily Legislative Update: Monday, February 27, 2023
-These bills were on third reading and passed the Senate today.
Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 628 - Revising provisions related to public charter schools
Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 667 - Requiring periodic performance audits of WV Secondary Schools Athletic Commission
Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 688 - Allowing BOE to hire retired teachers to assist with tutoring
-Second Reading (At press time the Senate had not taken up these bills yet. The Senate is scheduled to go back on the floor at 5:00 PM) )
Com. Sub. for S. B. 422 - Requiring public schools to publish curriculum online at beginning of each new school year
S. B. 736 - Establishing three-year nontraditional school week pilot project. The pilot would include a four day instructional week for students, and the fifth day would be for instructional planning and collaboration, professional development, faculty senate meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and any other activities the county board determines will improve instruction.
-Second Reading (At press time the House had not taken up these bills yet. They are scheduled to go back on the floor this evening.)
Com. Sub. for H. B. 3035 - Relating generally to high-quality education programs and school operations. This bill creates the Grow Your Own West Virginia Pathway to Teaching Pilot Program.
Com. Sub. for H. B. 3084 - Relating to revising provisions related to public charter schools
Com. Sub. for H. B. 3224 - Adding West Virginia Junior College to the list of eligible institutions that accept PROMISE scholarship recipients
Com. Sub. for H. B. 3369 - Creating a School Safety Unit within the Division of Protective Services