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HB 927 - Adequate Education Definition - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

Margaret Wood Hassan voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Adequate Education Definition

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (205-115) - (Key vote)

Title: Adequate Education Definition

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill defining and determining the cost of an adequate education.

Highlights:
- Defines an adequate education as the attainment of communication, analytical and research skills in nine different subject areas from kindergarten through twelfth grade (Sec. 270:1[II]). - Requires the State Board of Education and the Department of Education to institute procedures for maintaining, updating, improving, and refining curriculum frameworks for each area of education: English/language arts and reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, World Languages, Health education, Physical education, Technology education, and information and communication technologies (Sec. 270:2).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (15-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Adequate Education Definition

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill defining and determining the cost of an adequate education.

Highlights:
- Defines an adequate education as the attainment of communication, analytical and research skills in nine different subject areas from kindergarten through twelfth grade (Sec. 270:1[II]). - Requires the State Board of Education and the Department of Education to institute procedures for maintaining, updating, improving, and refining curriculum frameworks for each area of education: English/language arts and reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, World Languages, Health education, Physical education, Technology education, and information and communication technologies (Sec. 270:2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (14-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Adequate Education Definition

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill defining and determining the cost of an adequate education.

Highlights:
- Defines an adequate education as the attainment of communication, analytical and research skills in nine different subject areas from kindergarten through twelfth grade (sec. 2). - Stipulates that the resources needed for an adequate education will vary from school to school with enhanced need schools receiving more resources to provide kindergarten, improve student support services and decrease class sizes (sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (226-132) - (Key vote)

Title: Adequate Education Definition

Highlights:
-Defines an adequate education as the attainment of skills, competencies and knowledge in English/language arts and reading, mathematics, science, social studies, arts education, world languages, health education, physical education and technology education from kindergarten through twelfth grade (sec. 2). -Requires the general court to maintain procedures for updating the standards for an adequate education in order to ensure children a high quality education (sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Adequate Education Definition

Sponsors

  • Emma L. Rous (NH - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Joseph A. 'Joe' Foster (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy F. Stiles (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
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