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    The Committee on Education moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

    Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 2757--A Bill to amend and reenact §18A-2-2, §18A-2-6, §18A-2-7, §18A-2-8a, §18A-2-12 and §18A-2-12a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to school personnel; changing certain deadlines associated with the termination, resignation and transfer of school personnel and rehiring of probationary employees; requiring state board rules adopting a written system for the evaluation of the employment performance of personnel; requiring an emergency rule if necessary; setting forth minimum professional personnel positions to be evaluated; requiring evaluations to be on an annual basis; setting forth processes for evaluating teachers, professional support personnel and athletic coaches that depend on years of employment and whether employed in a different school with a different principal; requiring meeting after evaluation has concluded to discuss evaluation; requiring recording of names of certain employees evaluated whose performance is satisfactory; requiring record of walk-through evaluations; requiring provision of written results of evaluation; exempting any school receiving a federal School Improvement Grant from certain evaluation requirements that conflict with any conditions for receiving the grant; and clarifying written improvement plan.