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MDSB972IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Educational Outcomes of Pregnant and Parenting Students in High School and GED Programs; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to track and assess, identify, dete...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB578IntroAuthorizing the principal of a public school to require a student to serve an in-school suspension for cause; and authorizing the principal of a public school to require a parent or guardian of a student serving an in-school suspension to attend 1 da...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB1006IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to adopt, subject to a certain provision of law, a public local law to exempt the public schools in the county from the requirements of the Starting the Public School Year After Labor Day Executive Order; re...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1399IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to adopt, subject to a certain provision of law, a public local law to exempt the public schools in the county from the requirements of the Starting the Public School Year After Labor Day Executive Order; re...
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2019-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1002IntroAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties and an institution of higher education located within the regional counties to establish a regional career and technical education school subj...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB188IntroAuthorizing a student in a public school or nonpublic school to choose not to participate in or observe, in whole or in part, classwork or an assessment that includes certain actions conducted on a live, dead, or severed part of an animal; authorizin...
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2019-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1381IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop and implement a program of education on the consequences of juvenile criminal activity that includes instruction on the direct consequences of and the ways in which juvenile criminal activity can indi...
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2019-02-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB681IntroRequiring the State Superintendent of Schools and the Secretary of Health to each designate an ombudsman for school-based health centers; altering the membership of the Council on Advancement of School-Based Health Centers to include each ombudsman; ...
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2019-02-19
Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB523IntroProhibiting a school-approved sport, club, or course of instruction from using lead ammunition in training, practice, or athletic competition.
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2019-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1369IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Evaluate Existing School Civic Literacy Programs; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to evaluate existing school civic literacy programs, determine a certain s...
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1294IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; authorizing the Commission to raise funds for its operation; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance th...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1308IntroLimiting a certain football season to the months of August through December each year; prohibiting a county board of education or school from offering, approving, or sponsoring certain physical activities related to football during the months of Janu...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB156IntroEstablishing the Public Charter School Facility Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying that the Fund shall be used to provide funding to public charter schools in the State to acquire, plan, develop, finance, construct, improve, repair, and m...
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2019-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB45IntroEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State to investigate, analyze, and report on a range of specific matters relating to public schools and public school facilities; providing that the Unit is an independent unit in the State; establish...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB148IntroEstablishing the Safe Schools Maryland Program in the Maryland Center for School Safety; requiring the School Safety Subcabinet to develop program guidance on or before September 1, 2019; requiring a local school system that elects to participate in ...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB152IntroRepealing 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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2019-02-12
Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDSB599IntroRequiring each county board of education, public institution of higher education, and hospital to establish a policy on or before July 1, 2020 that limits immigration enforcement on the premises to the fullest extent possible consistent with federal ...
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2019-02-12
Hearing 2/27 at 12:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
MDHB705IntroRequiring career and technology programs in public schools to provide training in certain soft business skills.
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB733IntroEstablishing community schools in the State; requiring a community school to have a community school coordinator and a community school leadership team; requiring the community school leadership team to conduct a certain assessment of needs and asset...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1043IntroAltering the requirement that certain public schools be open for at least 180 days and a minimum of 1,080 hours during a 10-month period in each school year to require that the schools be open for at least 180 days or a minimum of 1,080 hours during ...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1250IntroRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to develop a mobile application to target employers in industries in which industry skills align with the skills developed through membership in a certain student organization; requiring co...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB865IntroProhibiting a certain student from violating a county board of education's bullying, harassment, and intimidation policy by performing certain actions; prohibiting a certain student from violating a county board's student code of conduct by fighting;...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1168IntroAltering the allowable use of funds from the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education Fund; establishing the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Expansion Grant; stating the purpose of the Grant; requiring the Governor to appropriate fro...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1103IntroRequiring each public school in the State to keep a hard copy of a certain Threat Assessment report in the school; requiring the school principal and each school counselor to keep a hard copy of a certain Threat Assessment report in the school office...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB948IntroRequiring each county board of education to pay the exam fee for each Advanced Placement exam taken by public school students in the county beginning in the 2019-2020 school year; requiring the State Board of Education to reimburse each county board ...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1125IntroRequiring each local school system to report to the State Department of Education on or before March 1 each year the number of high school students accepted into postsecondary career and technology education programs during the previous calendar year...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1175IntroRequiring a certain school administration to file a police report and an administrative incident report if an assault, a crime of violence, or a felony occurs at a public school and is reported to the school administration; requiring a school adminis...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1134IntroAuthorizing 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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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB950IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate discipline-related data in an electronic spreadsheet format for the Maryland Report Card; requiring the Department to provide discipline-related data to the public in an accessible electroni...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1211IntroAllowing county boards of education to authorize students to satisfy a State or county middle or high school foreign language requirement by completing a course in computer programming language; and requiring the State Board of Education to adopt cer...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1138IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a one-half credit course in financial literacy on or before July 1, 2020; requiring each county board of education to implement the financial literacy curriculum content develop...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB206IntroAuthorizing a student in a public school or nonpublic school to choose not to participate in or observe, in whole or in part, classwork or an assessment that includes certain actions conducted on a live, dead, or severed part of an animal; authorizin...
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2019-02-11
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB718IntroProhibiting, 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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2019-02-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB560IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to notify each school principal of a certain proposed composite score under the education accountability program at least 5 business days before publication of the score on the State Department of Education's we...
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2019-02-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB424IntroRequiring that certain public school employees in certain areas be paid at least certain minimum living salaries; specifying the minimum living salaries that are in effect for certain time periods; increasing the minimum living salaries in effect for...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1201IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Educational Outcomes of Pregnant and Parenting Students in High School and GED Programs; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to track and assess, identify, dete...
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2019-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1223IntroEstablishing a Workgroup on Establishing an Independent School Board for the Juvenile Services Education System to determine whether to create an independent school board for the Juvenile Services Education System and identify ways to reform and impr...
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2019-02-08
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB567IntroBeginning in the 2020-2021 school year, requiring county boards of education to provide instruction on organ and tissue donation and registration as part of a specified curriculum in grades 9 through 12 in public schools; specifying the purposes and ...
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB536IntroAltering the definition of "public charter school" to include a virtual learning program; requiring a virtual learning program of a public charter school to employ a teacher with the same certification required by professional staff of other public s...
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB631IntroProviding that fire-fighting training and volunteer hours may be used to satisfy student service if a student is required to complete hours for student service to graduate from a public high school.
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB690IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, to ensure that a certain student is screened to identify if the student is at risk for reading difficulties; requiring a county board, under certain circumstances, to...
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB172IntroEstablishing the Public Charter School Facility Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying that the Fund shall be used to provide funding to public charter schools in the State to acquire, plan, develop, finance, construct, improve, repair, and m...
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2019-02-06
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB519IntroRequiring the Interagency Commission on School Construction to adopt regulations that include certain land acquisition and architectural, engineering, consulting, and other planning costs as eligible public school construction or capital improvement ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB586IntroRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the annual State budget for each county board of education to support the maintenance of school buildings and equipment; requiring a certain appropriation to be in addition to any other State fund...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB848IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of an individual's ra...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB416IntroDeclaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding instruction on the Holocaust and genocide to Maryland students to ensure these tragedies are not forgotten and to gain an understanding of ways to prevent such events in the future; requiring pub...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB617IntroEstablishing a certain college and career readiness standard; altering the grade by which students must be assessed in college and career readiness, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, and according to a certain method; requiring that each public...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB536IntroProhibiting 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.
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2019-02-05
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB840IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; authorizing the Commission to raise funds for its operation; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance th...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB479IntroRequiring that certain public school employees in certain areas be paid at least certain minimum living salaries; specifying the minimum living salaries that are in effect for certain time periods; increasing the minimum living salaries in effect for...
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2019-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
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