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HB 831: Virtual Instruction for Students with Disabilities

GENERAL BILL by Clarke-Reed ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Kriseman

Virtual Instruction for Students with Disabilities; Provides that digital learning should provide access to online courses with reasonable & allowable accommodations for using assistive technology; requires charter school applications to include description of online courses with accommodations that will be used in reading instruction; includes use of assistive technology devices as basis for approval of charter; provides additional requirements for approval of virtual instruction program providers by DOE with respect to offering reasonable & allowable accommodations for students with disabilities; provides that certain students with disabilities are eligible to participate in virtual instruction.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/1/2011 House • Filed
    12/12/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 81
    1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 81
    3/9/2012 House • Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee

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  • HB 831, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/1/2011 at 12:29 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 394 Virtual Instruction Courses for Students With Disabilities Margolis Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12
    Location: In committee/council (ED)

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.321 Digital learning. Page 1 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.45 Virtual instruction programs. Page 9 (pdf)
    1002.455 Student eligibility for K-12 virtual instruction. Page 11 (pdf)

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