HB1674 (2018) Detail

Relative to computer science and digital skills required for an adequate education.


CHAPTER 274

HB 1674 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2441

06/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1674

 

AN ACT relative to computer science and digital skills required for an adequate education.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. T. Wolf, Hills. 7; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Major, Rock. 14; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the educational content of an adequate education.

 

This bill also modifies the  input-based accountability standards for technical education required for a school to demonstrate that it provides the opportunity for an adequate education.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2441

06/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to computer science and digital skills required for an adequate education.

 

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

 

274:1  Substantive Educational Content of Adequate Public Education.  Amend RSA 193-E:2-a, I to read as follows:

I.  Beginning in the school year 2008-2009, the specific criteria and substantive educational program that deliver the opportunity for an adequate education shall be defined and identified as the school approval standards in the following areas:

(a)  English/language arts and reading.

(b)  Mathematics.

(c)  Science.

(d)  Social studies.

(e)  Arts education.

(f)  World languages.

(g)  Health education.

(h)  Physical education.

(i)  [Technology education, and information and communication technologies] Engineering and technologies.

(j)  Computer science and digital literacy.

274:2  Opportunity for Adequate Education; Input-based Accountability Standards.  Amend RSA 193-E:3-b, I(a) to read as follows:

(a)  A school may demonstrate that it provides the opportunity for an adequate education as set forth in RSA 193-E:2-a by establishing that it meets the following input-based school accountability standards in effect as of the effective date of this section:

(1)  English/language arts and reading as set forth in Ed 306.37.

(2)  Mathematics as set forth in Ed 306.43.

(3)  Science as set forth in Ed 306.45.

(4)  Social studies as set forth in Ed 306.46.

(5)  Arts education as set forth in Ed 306.31.

(6)  World languages as set forth in Ed 306.48.

(7)  Health education as set forth in Ed 306.40.

(8)  Physical education as set forth in Ed 306.41.

(9)  [Technology education, and information and communication technologies as set forth in Ed 306.42 and Ed 306.47] Engineering and technologies as set forth in department rules.

(10)  Computer science and digital literacy as set forth in department rules.

(11) School year as set forth in Ed 306.18.

[(11)] (12)  Minimum credits required for a high school diploma as set forth in Ed 306.27(f) and (m).

274:3  Effective Date.  This act  shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 18, 2018

Effective Date: August 17, 2018

Links

HB1674 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 3, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 12, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1674 Revision: 4184 Date: June 20, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
HB1674 Revision: 3418 Date: April 12, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
HB1674 Revision: 2165 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 1:29 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 19
Jan. 16, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/16/2018 11:30 AM LOB 207
Feb. 6, 2018 Full Committee Work Session: 02/06/2018 10:30 AM LOB 207
Feb. 13, 2018 Executive Session: 02/13/2018 LOB 207
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/22/2018 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 7 P. 7
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 8
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Education; SJ 7
April 3, 2018 Hearing: 04/03/2018, Room 103, LOB, 09:20 am; SC 15
April 12, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/12/2018; SC 16
April 12, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/12/2018; SJ 12
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
June 18, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/18/2018; Chapter 274; Eff. 8/17/2018