2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Plum
Private Special Education Day School Data Collection and Reporting (language only)

Item 138 #2h

Item 138 #2h

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 141, after line 11, insert:

"6. The Department of Education shall collect and publish data annually from each private special education day school, by campus, on (i) the number of teachers who are not fully endorsed in the content that they are teaching; (ii) the number of teachers who have less than one year of classroom experience; (iii) the number of teachers who are provisionally licensed; (iv) the type of academic credentials attained by each teacher and in what subjects; (v) the number of career and technical education credentials conferred by each school on its graduating students in each of the three prior academic years; (vi) each school's accreditation status, including the accrediting body; and (vii) the number of incidents of restraint and seclusion occurring in each of the previous three academic years.  The Department shall also publish a list of schools, by campus that do not submit complete data."


(This amendment implements recommendation 8 from the JLARC Report "Review of the Children's Services Act and Private Special Education Day School Costs".)