|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Public schools; use of digital devices.
Requires the Department of Education, in collaboration with the Department of Health and medical professional societies, to develop and implement health and safety best practice guidelines for the use of digital devices in public schools no later than the 2021 - 2022 school year.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. � 1. That the Department of Education, in
collaboration with the Department of Health and medical professional societies,
shall develop and implement health and safety best practice guidelines for the
effective integration of digital devices in public schools no later than the
2021�2022 school year. The guidelines shall be based on peer-reviewed [
, ] independently funded studies and shall at a minimum address digital
device use for different age ranges and developmental levels, the amount of
time spent on digital devices in the classroom, appropriate break frequency
from the use of digital devices, physical positioning of digital devices in the
classroom, the use of digital devices for homework, and recommended teacher
training to ensure best practice implementation.
|01/30/2020||House||House: Printed as engrossed 20104624D-E|
|01/27/2020||House||House: Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation with amendment (19-Y 3-N)|
|01/20/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)|
|01/16/2020||House||House: Assigned CT & I sub: Communications|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104624D|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation|