Bill Details - SB435 (2018)

CHAPTER 224

SB 435 - FINAL VERSION

 

02/15/2018   0488s

2018 SESSION

18-2936

06/04

 

SENATE BILL 435

 

AN ACT relative to alternative programs for granting credit leading to graduation.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Daniels, Dist 11; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. V. Sullivan, Hills. 16; Rep. Shaw, Hills. 16

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the state board of education to adopt rules for approving alternative programs for granting credits leading to graduation.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/15/2018   0488s 18-2936

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to alternative programs for granting credit leading to graduation.

 

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

 

224:1  Adequate Public Education; Substantive Educational Content.  Amend RSA 193-E:2-a, V to read as follows:

V.(a)  The general court requires the state board of education and the department of education to institute procedures for maintaining, updating, improving, and refining the minimum standards for public school approval for each area of education identified in paragraph I.  Each school district shall be responsible for maintaining, updating, improving, and refining curriculum.  The curriculum shall present educational goals, broad pedagogical approaches and strategies for assisting students in the development of the skills, competencies, and knowledge called for by the minimum standards for public school approval for each area of education identified in paragraph I.  It is the responsibility of local teachers, administrators, and school boards to identify and implement approaches best suited for the students in their communities to acquire the skills and knowledge included in the curriculum, to determine the scope, organization, and sequence of course offerings, and to choose the methods of instruction, the activities, and the materials to be used.

(b)  The state board of education shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to the approval of alternative programs for granting credit leading to graduation.

224:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: August 07, 2018

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Education; SJ 1
Feb. 6, 2018 Hearing: 02/06/2018, Room 103, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 2
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0488s, 02/15/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 7
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0488s, AA, VV; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0488s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Education HJ 7 P. 51
March 20, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/20/2018 01:00 PM LOB 207
April 17, 2018 Executive Session: 04/17/2018 09:30 AM LOB 207
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 17-3; CC)
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 05/02/2018 (Vote 17-3; CC) HC 17 P. 5
May 2, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 05/02/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
June 8, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2018; Chapter 0224; Effective 08/07/2018

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 15, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 20, 2018 House Hearing
April 17, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 2, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB435 Revision: 2807 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
SB435 Revision: 3069 Date: Feb. 15, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
SB435 Revision: 3715 Date: May 3, 2018, 11 a.m.
SB435 Revision: 4146 Date: June 13, 2018, 4:33 p.m.