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MDHB512IntroRequiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to include in regulations for new construction or major renovations approved on or after July 1, 2019, a requirement that the State-funded maximum gross area allowance for certain English le...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB128PassRequiring county boards of education to annually set the start and end dates of the school year for schools in the county; removing a provision relating to extending the school year beyond June 15; requiring that a certain statement be mailed to vote...
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2019-03-29
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 13
MDSB588EngrossAuthorizing a county board to award credit for time spent by a high school student toward a high school diploma or a postsecondary credential for work-based training and classroom instruction completed under a youth apprenticeship program; authorizin...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB785IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to coordinate with certain entities to identify and implement certain language developmental milestones on or before July 1, 2021; requiring the Department to develop a certain parent resource that meets ce...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1345IntroExpanding the scope of the Juvenile Services Education County Pilot Program to include a juvenile services education program in Baltimore City beginning in the 2020-2021 school year; requiring that a certain workgroup convened by the State Department...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1074EngrossAltering the categories of individuals who are authorized to be employed or contracted to provide education services for a 10-month or 2-month period with a salary commensurate with the period of employment; extending the date for a certain workgroup...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB221EngrossProviding for a Workgroup on Establishing an Independent School Board for the Juvenile Services Education System to determine whether the General Assembly should create an independent school board for the Juvenile Services Education System and identi...
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2019-03-20
Hearing 3/21 at 2:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDSB222IntroEstablishing that the State Superintendent of Schools may disapprove an appointment of a county superintendent of schools only if the appointee does not meet the qualifications specified for the position.
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB961IntroRequiring, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, each county board of education to require each public elementary school in the county to provide handwriting instruction that enables students to develop legible print handwriting by the end of the t...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1137EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to study and make recommendations regarding any statutory or regulatory changes needed to the Home and Hospital Teaching Program for Students; and requiring, by December 31, 2019, the Department to submit i...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB255EngrossEncouraging each county board of education to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for successful careers and informed choices relating to certain systems and for opportunities in agriculture-related employment and highe...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB256EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop guidelines on a trauma-informed approach; defining "trauma-informed approach" as a method for underst...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB330EngrossRequiring a certain contract of a county superintendent of schools or a certain chief executive officer, executed on or after June 1, 2020, to include a provision that if the contract is terminated, the maximum cash settlement may not exceed certain ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB439EngrossProhibiting a school administrator or official or a school safety coordinator from directing a school resource officer to enforce certain discipline-related policies, rules, regulations, or procedures; prohibiting a school resource officer from unila...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1273EngrossRequiring the Attorney General, in consultation with the appropriate stakeholders, to develop guidelines to assist public schools, hospitals, and courthouses to draft policies that limit civil immigration enforcement activities on their premises for ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1224EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, to submit a report on or before April 30 each year to the State Board of Education and the General Assembly on computer science courses offered in public schools in the...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1165EngrossProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1242EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to jointly study and assess the number of students identified by vision screenings who need and receive services, the no- or low-cost eye exam or eyeglasses programs th...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB989IntroAuthorizing a county board of education to offer an elective course in fundamentals of construction in schools under the jurisdiction of the county board.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB496IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the State Department of Education, the Department of General Services, and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health, to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances and to requ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB434IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to promote awareness in and provide training for directors of student services in local education agencies regarding pediatric stroke; and requiring...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1275IntroRequiring an administrative law judge to complete a training course on special education law before conducting a mediation session or due process hearing related to special education on or after August 1, 2020; establishing certain criteria for a cer...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB463IntroEstablishing a Public School Employee of the Year Award in the State Department of Education to provide recognition to public school employees who provide essential services to public schools in the State and contribute to a positive instructional en...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1247IntroRequiring each public school and certain nonpublic schools to have at least two trained individuals who have a handgun permit and carry a handgun or at least two school resource officers who carry firearms; requiring each county board of education an...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB513EngrossAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technology Education (CTE) school to provide career and technology education programs to public high school...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1413IntroEstablishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland's Future that are intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a Concentration ...
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2019-03-12
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means) and Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
MDSB757IntroAltering the method for determining the amount of time devoted to the administration of federal, State, and locally mandated assessments; and limiting the amount of time that is devoted to the administration of these assessments to not more than 1 sc...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB576IntroRequiring a county superintendent of schools promptly to provide certain notice to a student who is the victim of a certain violent crime or a certain delinquent act committed by another student under certain circumstances; requiring a county superin...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1086IntroEstablishing an apprenticeship program called Apprenticeship Maryland; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation and a certain entity...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB966EngrossProhibiting a local school system from charging a student a fee for enrollment in a summer school course if the student attends a school in the local school system, credit for the course is a high school graduation requirement, and the student has pr...
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2019-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1034IntroRequiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to reimburse certain eligible counties for costs incurred by the county to fund the State's share of a school construction project under certain circumstances; specifying the requirements an...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1078EngrossRepealing a provision of law designating Presidents' Day and the Monday after Easter as public school holidays; and requiring public schools to devote part of the day to appropriate exercises for the observance of Presidents' Day.
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2019-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB884IntroRequiring a Baltimore City school police officer and a school resource officer to carry a firearm while present on the premises of the school to which the officer is assigned.
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2019-03-11
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs) and Hearing canceled (Judicial Proceedings)
MDHB295EngrossProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or discriminating against any student or prospective student because of an individual's race, color,...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB367EngrossProhibiting a county board of education or public school from spending any money from any source to directly or indirectly provide a teacher with a firearm or train a teacher in the use of a firearm; and providing the Act does not apply to a school-a...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1016IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish the Voluntary Ethical Special Education Advocate Certificate Program on or before July 1, 2020, for administration of a voluntary certificate program for ethical special education advocates; sp...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1205IntroRequiring that public and certain nonpublic schools provide instruction on the humane treatment and protection of companion, domestic, and wild animals; requiring a school that keeps a certain animal on the premises to provide an appropriate living s...
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2019-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB167IntroRepealing the limit on the number of Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Planning Grants that may be awarded to a local school system in each year; removing the prohibition against new P-TECH Planning Grants being awarded to establish ...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB307IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to promote awareness in and provide training for directors of student services in local education agencies regarding pediatric stroke; and requiring...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB407IntroEncouraging each county board of education to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for successful careers and informed choices relating to certain systems and for opportunities in agriculture-related employment and highe...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB423IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Impact of Student Cell Phone Use in the Classroom; requiring the Task Force to study the impact of cell phone use in the classroom on student learning and on teacher instruction and whether there are any benef...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB587IntroRequiring Veterans' Day to be a public school holiday.
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB778IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, and the State Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board jointly to study the under-identification of traumatic brain injuries among school-aged children and to recommend a pr...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB544IntroProhibiting a county board of education from establishing a no-zero grading policy.
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB708EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, and the State Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board jointly to study the underidentification of traumatic brain injuries among school-age children and to recommend a proc...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1022IntroRequiring each county board of education to provide a report to the State Department of Education by October 1, 2020 and every 3 years thereafter, on the amount of State, local, and federal funds spent per student for certain students at each school;...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1418IntroEstablishing the Preventive Measure Unit Pilot Program in Anne Arundel County; requiring the Anne Arundel County Board of Education, in collaboration with the County Police Department and the County Mental Health Agency, to establish a preventive mea...
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2019-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1023IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop guidelines for instruction in character education on or before July 1, 2020; and requiring, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, each county board of education to require each public school in the ...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB915IntroRequiring each county board of education to coordinate with the Vision for Maryland Program to ensure that certain students are able to receive eye examinations and, if necessary, eyeglasses; requiring each county board or county health department to...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB954IntroRequiring, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, county boards of education to provide instruction on organ and tissue donation and registration as part of a certain curriculum in grades 9 through 12 in public schools; specifying the purposes and g...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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