HB1552 (2018) Detail

Requiring school districts to submit an annual report concerning gifted students.


HB 1552 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2040

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1552

 

AN ACT requiring school districts to submit an annual report concerning gifted students.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. M. Moffett, Merr. 9; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires all public schools to submit annual reports to the department of education detailing the policies and procedures that are in place to identify and accommodate the needs of gifted students.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2040

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT requiring school districts to submit an annual report concerning gifted students.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Instruction of Pupils; Gifted Students; Report.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 29-a the following new section:

189:29-b   Identification and Accommodation of Gifted Students.

I.  In this section, "gifted student" means a student identified as having unique academic potential according to assessments selected and administered locally.

II.  No later than August 1 of each year, every New Hampshire public school shall submit a narrative report to the department of education detailing what policies and procedures are in place to identify and accommodate the unique needs of gifted students.  The format, length, and substance of the report shall be at the discretion of the local school.  If no such policies or procedures exist, then said report shall so state.

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

Links

HB1552 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2018 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1552 Revision: 1798 Date: Nov. 9, 2017, 9:24 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 14
Jan. 18, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/18/2018 11:30 AM LOB 207
Feb. 14, 2018 Executive Session: 02/14/2018 10:00 AM LOB 207
Majority Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 16-4; RC)
March 6, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 03/06/2018 (Vote 16-4; RC) HC 9 P. 38
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
March 6, 2018 Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 77