Education

2022 Priority Bills

2022 Priority Bills

Education

Cat Number Title House Senate GA / Gov updated
Support education HB 853 Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program Fund; unused funds; Enslaved Ancestors College. Stricken 1/31/22
Support education HB 860 Teacher Training Corps; established, report. Left 2/15/22
Support education HB 1135 Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors. Left 2/15/22
Support education SB 157 Competitive compensation for certain positions in public elementary and secondary schools. Continued 2/9/22
Support education SB 454 Teacher Training Corps; established, report. Continued 2/2/22
Support education SB 481 School boards and local governing bodies; unexpended local funds, etc. Left Passed 3/15/22
Support education SB 490 Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors. Passed Passed Conf. Comm. 4/10/22
Oppose education HB 4 Requires school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense. Passed Passed Signed 6/17/22
Oppose education HB 9 Public school teachers; probationary term of service, grounds for dismissal, and dismissal hearings. Passed PBI 2/17/22
Oppose education HB 12 Public school buildings; limits entry points, screening individuals. Left 2/15/22
Oppose education HB 59 School principals; incident reports. Left 2/15/22
Oppose education HB 127 Academic year Governor's Schools; certain practices prohibited and permitted. Passed Passed Signed 4/12/22
Oppose education HB 781 Public elementary and secondary schools; student citizenship skills. Left 2/15/22
Oppose education SB 2 Requires school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense... Incorp 2/12/22
Oppose education SB 20 Treatment of transgender students; model policies. PBI 2/4/22
Oppose education SB 36 School principals; incident reports. Passed Passed Signed 6/17/22


2021 Priority Bills

Education

Cat Number Title House Senate GA / Gov updated
Support education HB 1904 Teachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. Passed Passed Approved 12/3/21
Support education HJ 537 Racism; General Assembly to recognize as a public health crisis. Passed Passed 12/3/21

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Loudoun 4 All
Parents and local leaders mobilizing to create an equitable community for all who call Loudoun County home.

Fairfax NAACP
Our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. (Meetings 4th Thursday of the month via Zoom. RSVP)

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Example of School Board Speech

Video of FX School Board meeting - Dec 2, 2021, Fairfax County Public Schools, YouTube.

Parents in the Classroom, Politics Girl, YouTube, Nov 11, 2021.

The Fight For America's School Boards, WAMU, Sept 16, 2021.

How a School District Got Caught in Virginia's Political Maelstrom, NY Times, Nov. 14, 2021.

Videos of remarks by FX School Board memeber, Melanie Meren, YouTube.

Videos of remarks by FX School Board memeber, Melanie Meren, YouTube.