Partnership For Learning

LEGISLATURE: Schedules for Education Committee Hearings

Here's a glance at House and Senate education committee agendas through Feb. 22, the deadline for bills to be heard in committee.

Also, a reminder to check our 2013 Bill Tracker. We'll update it each week (and likely more often) to track bills that fall under our 2013 policy priorities.

Note: We will update this page as we receive new information on hearings. Updated as of Feb. 19, 11 a.m.

LEGISLATIVE AGENDAS FOR WEEK OF FEB. 18 (Week 6)

House Education: Thursday, Feb. 21, 8 a.m.

Possible Executive Session
HB 1397 - Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.
HB 1293 - Requiring school districts to disclose information about required assessments.
HB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
HB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
HB 1412 - Making community service a high school graduation requirement.
HB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
HB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
HB 1450 - Regarding assessments in public schools.
HB 1492 - Concerning waivers from school year requirements for purposes of economy and efficiency.
HB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
HB 1562 - Requiring funding for professional development for K-12 teachers.
HB 1688 - Establishing a requirement and system for reporting incidents of student restraint and isolation in public schools.
HB 1709 - Requiring a study to develop a state foreign language education interpreter training program.
HB 1642 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
HB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
HB 1692 - Implementing career and college ready graduation requirements.
HB 1650 - Supporting K-12 career education, exploration, and planning.

Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education: Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m.
SB 5754 - Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth. (Litzow/McAuliffe – by request of Governor Inslee)
SB 5755 - Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships. (Litzow/McAuliffe – by request of Governor Inslee) Changing provisions relating to the home visiting services account. [S-1451] (If referred to committee).
SB 5724 - Modifying school district bidding requirements for improvement and repair projects

Possible Executive Session

HB 1397 - Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.
HB 1293 - Requiring school districts to disclose information about required assessments.
HB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
HB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
HB 1412 - Making community service a high school graduation requirement.
HB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
HB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
HB 1450 - Regarding assessments in public schools.
HB 1492 - Concerning waivers from school year requirements for purposes of economy and efficiency.
HB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
HB 1562 - Requiring funding for professional development for K-12 teachers.
HB 1688 - Establishing a requirement and system for reporting incidents of student restraint and isolation in public schools.
HB 1709 - Requiring a study to develop a state foreign language education interpreter training program.
HB 1642 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
HB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
HB 1692 - Implementing career and college ready graduation requirements.
HB 1650 - Supporting K-12 career education, exploration, and planning.

Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education: Friday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m.
CANCELLED

House Education: Friday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m.
Possible Executive Session

HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
HB 1412 - Making community service a high school graduation requirement.
HB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
HB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
HB 1450 - Regarding assessments in public schools