Bill Text - HB1272 (2018)

Relative to the powers of local boards of education.


Revision: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:24 p.m.

HB 1272 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2482

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1272

 

AN ACT relative to the powers of local boards of education.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Pitre, Straf. 2; Rep. Freeman, Hills. 12; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the responsibilities of school boards.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2482

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the powers of local boards of education.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  School Boards; Duty to Provide Education.  RSA 189:1-a, II is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

II.(a)  In each school operated and governed in its district, an elected school board shall be responsible for:

(1)  Establishing the structure, accountability, advocacy, and delivery of instruction.

(2)  Establishing the curricula and courses taught.

(3)  Approving contracts for digital learning programs.

(4)  Adopting educational standards that meet or exceed state minimum standards.

(5)  Adopting methods for assessing student performance in those years in which a statewide assessment is not given, to meet the requirements of RSA 193-C.

(b)  To accomplish its responsibilities under subparagraph (a), and to support flexibility in implementing diverse educational approaches, each school board shall establish, in each school operated and governed in its district, instructional policies that establish instructional goals based upon available information about the knowledge and skills students will need in the future.

2  New Paragraph; Responsibility of School Boards; Definitions; Digital Learning Programs.  Amend RSA 189:1-d by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

V.  "Digital learning programs" mean digital course materials, online learning management systems, or virtual classrooms and teachers that are used to enhance instruction or a student's learning experience, or for student assessment.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

HB 1272 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2482

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1272

 

AN ACT relative to the powers of local boards of education.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Pitre, Straf. 2; Rep. Freeman, Hills. 12; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the responsibilities of school boards.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2482

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the powers of local boards of education.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  School Boards; Duty to Provide Education.  RSA 189:1-a, II is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

II.(a)  In each school operated and governed in its district, an elected school board shall be responsible for:

(1)  Establishing the structure, accountability, advocacy, and delivery of instruction.

(2)  Establishing the curricula and courses taught.

(3)  Approving contracts for digital learning programs.

(4)  Adopting educational standards that meet or exceed state minimum standards.

(5)  Adopting methods for assessing student performance in those years in which a statewide assessment is not given, to meet the requirements of RSA 193-C.

(b)  To accomplish its responsibilities under subparagraph (a), and to support flexibility in implementing diverse educational approaches, each school board shall establish, in each school operated and governed in its district, instructional policies that establish instructional goals based upon available information about the knowledge and skills students will need in the future.

2  New Paragraph; Responsibility of School Boards; Definitions; Digital Learning Programs.  Amend RSA 189:1-d by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

V.  "Digital learning programs" mean digital course materials, online learning management systems, or virtual classrooms and teachers that are used to enhance instruction or a student's learning experience, or for student assessment.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.