Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5491
Session Year 2010


To allow parents to vote to restructure a school that has been identified as in need of improvement pursuant to the federal No Child Left Behind Act; to establish an income tax reimbursement pilot competitive grant program for teachers in priority school districts; to include student academic growth as a factor in educator performance evaluations; to create an online credit recovery program for school districts with dropout rates of eight per cent or greater; to require school districts to conduct two parent-teacher conferences per school year; to establish a task force responsible for examining the achievement gap in Connecticut; to change the date of counting students for purposes of ECS from October first to March first and to require school districts to implement an advanced placement course program.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/1/2010(LCO)File Number 685
 5/1/2010Senate Calendar Number 530
 5/1/2010Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/30/2010Immediate Transmittal to the Senate
 4/30/2010House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 4/30/2010House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 4776
 4/19/2010(LCO)File Number 588
 4/19/2010House Calendar Number 367
 4/19/2010Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/19/2010(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/12/2010(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/19/10 10:00 AM
 4/1/2010(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/1/2010(APP)Joint Favorable
 3/31/2010Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
 3/30/2010Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Appropriations
 3/30/2010(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2010(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2010(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Appropriations
 3/11/2010Public Hearing 03/15
 3/10/2010Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of HB-5491

Rep. Linda Schofield, 16th Dist.
Rep. Patricia B. Miller, 145th Dist.
Rep. Matthew J. Conway, 61st Dist.
Rep. Terrie Wood, 141st Dist.
Rep. Peggy Sayers, 60th Dist.
Rep. Christopher Lyddy, 106th Dist.
Rep. Michelle L. Cook, 65th Dist.
Rep. Lile R. Gibbons, 150th Dist.
Rep. David A. Baram, 15th Dist.
Rep. Joan A. Lewis, 8th Dist.
Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.
Rep. Mary M. Mushinsky, 85th Dist.
Rep. Jim Shapiro, 144th Dist.
Rep. Jeffrey J. Berger, 73rd Dist.
Rep. Bruce Zalaski, 81st Dist.
Rep. Barbara L. Lambert, 118th Dist.
Rep. Lonnie Reed, 102nd Dist.
Rep. Susan M. Johnson, 49th Dist.
Rep. Joseph J. Taborsak, 109th Dist.
Rep. Thomas J. Drew, 132nd Dist.
Rep. Ernest Hewett, 39th Dist.
Rep. Kelvin Roldan, 4th Dist.

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