Education

2022 Priorities

2022 Priority Bills

Education

Cat Number Title House Senate Chief Patron updated
Support education HB 853 Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program Fund; unused funds; Enslaved Ancestors College. Sub David Reid(D-HD32) 1/26/22
Support education HB 860 Teacher Training Corps; established, report. Comm David Reid(D-HD32) 1/23/22
Support education HB 1135 Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors. Comm Jeffrey Bourne (D-HD71) 1/23/22
Support education SB 157 Competitive compensation for certain positions in public elementary and secondary schools. Sub Ghazala Hashmi (D-SD10) 1/27/22
Support education SB 454 Teacher Training Corps; established, report. Rereferred Jennifer Boysko(D-SD33) 1/23/22
Support education SB 481 School boards and local governing bodies; unexpended local funds, etc. Comm Jennifer McClellan (D-SD9) 1/15/22
Support education SB 490 Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors. Comm Jennifer McClellan (D-SD9) 1/15/22
Oppose education HB 4 Requires school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense. Reported Scott Wyatt (R-HD97) 1/26/22
Oppose education HB 9 Public school teachers; probationary term of service, grounds for dismissal, and dismissal hearings. Passed Comm Lee Ware (R-HD65) 1/26/22
Oppose education HB 12 Public school buildings; limits entry points, screening individuals. Tabled Timothy Anderson (R-HD83) 1/24/22
Oppose education HB 59 School principals; incident reports. Comm John McGuire (R-HD56) 1/15/22
Oppose education HB 127 Academic year Governor's Schools; certain practices prohibited and permitted. Reported Glenn Davis (R-HD84) 1/27/22
Oppose education HB 781 Public elementary and secondary schools; student citizenship skills. Comm Wren Williams(R-HD9) 1/22/22
Oppose education SB 2 Requires school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense... Comm John A. Cosgrove (R-SD14) 1/10/22
Oppose education SB 20 Treatment of transgender students; model policies. Sub Travis Hackworth (R-SD38) 1/26/22
Oppose education SB 36 School principals; incident reports. Comm Thomas Norment (R-HD3) 1/10/22

2021 Priority Bills

Education

Cat Number Title House Senate Chief Patron updated
Support education HB 1904 Teachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. Passed Passed Approved Clint Jenkins 12/3/21
Support education HJ 537 Racism; General Assembly to recognize as a public health crisis. Passed Passed Lashrecse Aird 12/3/21

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Listening/Reading/Watching

Video of FX School Board meeting - Dec 2, 2021, Fairfax County Public Schools, YouTube.

Parents in the Classroom, Politics Girl, YouTube, Nov 11, 2021.

The Fight For America's School Boards, WAMU, Sept 16, 2021.

How a School District Got Caught in Virginia's Political Maelstrom, NY Times, Nov. 14, 2021.

Videos of remarks by FX School Board memeber, Melanie Meren, YouTube.

Videos of remarks by FX School Board memeber, Melanie Meren, YouTube.