By Marianne Goodland
Legislative reporter 

Rewrite of HB 1260 approved unanimously by education committee


April 27, 2022

A bill to help students with severe behavioral issues and other needs shows just how caught in the middle kids are: on one side, parents who are frustrated with the lack of available medically necessary services for their children with disabilities who need those services during the school day; and school districts that after two years of COVID face staff shortages and burnout among teachers. 

House Bill 1260 faced a tough test: a four-hour hearing earlier this month, and a complete rewrite of the bill, as adopted by the House Education Committee on April 21.

The 2022 bill is the third a...

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