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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

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