HB 471 (2015) relative to the powers of the state board of education and the duties of school boards.
House/Senate Bill: House
Description: Removes the requirement that school boards comply with the rules and regulations of the state Board of Education, and gives school board greater control over curriculum and assessments. The bill was amended to only make it clear that local school boards have control over curriculum and standards, so long as those standards meet or exceed the minimum standards set at the state level.
Bill Sponsor: Glenn Cordelli
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 03/01/2016
Next Voting Date: Thu, 03/10/2016