(7) One school principal representing an association
that represents school principals.
(8) One school board member representing an
association that represents school board members.
(9) One special education administrator representing
an association that represents special education
(10) One representative of a school district in a city
having a population exceeding 500,000.
(11) One school principal representing an association
that represents school principals in a city having a
population exceeding 500,000.
(12) One representative of an education advocacy group
that works with parents.
(13) One representative of an education public policy
(14) One representative of an institution of higher
(15) One representative of a virtual school in this
The review committee shall also consist of all of the following
members appointed as follows:
(A) One member of the Senate appointed by the President
of the Senate.
(B) One member of the Senate appointed by the Minority
Leader of the Senate.
(C) One member of the House of Representatives
appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(D) One member of the House of Representatives
appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of
Members of the review committee shall serve without
compensation, but, subject to appropriation, members may be
reimbursed for travel.
(b) The review committee shall meet at least 4 times, at
the call of the chairperson, to review virtual education and
course choice. This review shall include a discussion on
virtual course access programs, including the ability of
students to enroll in online coursework and access technology
to complete courses. The review committee shall make
recommendations on changes and improvements and provide best
practices for virtual education and course choice in this
State. The review committee shall determine funding mechanisms
and district cost projections to administer course access
(c) The State Board of Education shall provide
administrative and other support to the review committee.
(d) The review committee shall report its findings and
recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly no later
than May 31, 2016. Upon filing its report, the review committee
(e) This Section is repealed on June 1, 2016.