Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Education Committee

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RIS2779IntroRequires development of benchmarks specific to each LEA and incentive fund structure for state share of LEA's non-core costs.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2784IntroUpdates Access to Advanced Placement Courses for All Students Act.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2789IntroRequires a review by the department of the formula components used to compute the aid needed to support high need students.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2785IntroProhibits total education paid to any local education agency from being reduced by more than one percent of the municipal education appropriation in the previous year.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2778IntroRequires the department of elementary and secondary education in collaboration with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation to make educational resources available regarding litter prevention and recycling awareness to elementary school studen...
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2020-03-12
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RIS2790IntroRemoves funding requirement from department of elementary and secondary education.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2791IntroAmends the computation of relative wealth of municipalities for the purpose of distributing state aid by eliminating the requirement that certain exemptions include tax treaty's that are conditioned on being in force on May 15, 2005.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2781IntroRequires that 80% of all teachers, in the next three (3) years, be trained in the basic emergency and response skills curriculum ("BEARS"), specifically, in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Heimlich maneuver, and bleeding control.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2786IntroAdds to the determination of the need to support high-need students the following factor: Whether the student is an English language learner as defined by the department of education's regulations.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2788IntroModifies the amount of education aid determined for each school district with respect to high-need students.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2783IntroRequires the general assembly to establish an education aid fund to be administered by the department of education for increases in enrollment of at least twenty five (25) students.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2782IntroProvides for a minimum standard for the public education system.
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2020-03-12
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RIS2780IntroSeeks to advance economic development by guaranteeing students the right to enroll in approved career technical educational programs and would allow them to enroll outside the district of residence if their district does not offer a duplicate program...
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2020-03-12
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RIS2787IntroAmends the local share of education funding to be paid to charter public schools based on a comparison of performance data between the specific school from which the student is coming and the specific charter school that will be receiving the student...
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2020-03-12
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RIS2792IntroRequires department of elementary and secondary education to include amount of state and local share of education funding calculated for each local agency receiving state aid, requires cities and towns to appropriate sufficient funds to meet their sh...
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2020-03-12
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RIS2176IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen without a physician's note or prescription, if the product is regulated by the FDA for over-the-counter use.
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2020-03-11
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RIS2183IntroProvides that feminine hygiene products be provided in all public schools.
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2020-03-11
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RIS2034IntroRequires all school districts to designate an athletic trainer to be available for high school athletic practices and games.
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2020-03-11
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RIS2628IntroEstablish the implementation of trauma-informed practices in schools throughout the state.
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2020-03-11
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RIS2401IntroPermits students in grades nine (9) through twelve (12) to possess/use over-the-counter medication and products without a doctor's or parent's note during school.
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2020-03-11
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RIH7123IntroAllows students in public schools to possess and use a topical sunscreen product.
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2020-03-04
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RIS2733IntroProvides that scholarships received directly from the College Crusade Scholarship Program would not be considered financial aid pursuant to the Rhode Island Promise Scholarships and provides the program with access to certain student data.
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2020-03-04
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RIS2735IntroDirects the DOE and sec. ed. to promulgate rules/regulations/establish minimum accountability standards/school districts would be required to meet in order to be in compliance with an individualized education program for students with disabilities.
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2020-03-04
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RIS2736IntroRestructures professional development investment fund to assume duties of dissemination of curriculum materials/frameworks/assessments/development plans with annual allocation of $200 per student.
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2020-03-04
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RIS2734IntroAllows principals to issue out-of-school suspension for students in grades 6 and above, students in grade 5 and below may only be issued out-of-school suspension under stringent circumstances.
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2020-03-04
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RIS2711IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Of Amendment To The Constitution Of The State -- Right To Adequate Education (adds Two Sections To The Constitution/guarantees Residents Adequate Education Permitting Learning At Hi...
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2020-02-27
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RIS2630IntroDevelops and implements strategies to improve the compensation of early educators so programs can attract, develop, and retain effective staff to care for and educate young children and provide family-focuses services.
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2020-02-27
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RIS2627IntroProvides for school construction projects approved after July 1, 2020, that Rhode Island based architectural businesses be used or the project is only eligible to receive five (5) incentive points.
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2020-02-27
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RIS2631IntroImplements an individual career and academic plan graduation requirement for each student enrolled in public schools in the sixth through twelfth grade, starting with students entering the sixth grade in the 2023-2024 school year.
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2020-02-27
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RIS2626IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Rhode Island Department Of Education Develop A Set Of Key Environmental And Climate Principles And Concepts To Be Infused In All Subjects For K-12 Public School Students
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2020-02-27
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RIS2632IntroRequires that the board of education incorporate additional questions into its annual assessment of schools and related surveys and provide annual reports to the house of representatives and the senate.
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2020-02-27
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RIS2181IntroRequires that commencing with the graduating class of 2021 and all subsequent graduating classes thereafter, all high school students attending public schools shall fulfill at least one-half credit or course requirement in civics education.
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2020-02-26
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RIS2033IntroRequires the board of education to develop and implement a 5 year plan to improve student performance in science, technology, engineering, and math and increase the number of postsecondary degrees awarded in STEM fields on or before 2/1/21.
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2020-02-26
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RIS2104IntroRequires that commencing with the graduating class of 2022 all high school students attending public schools demonstrate proficiency in computer science.
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2020-02-26
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RIS2035IntroRequires that the board of elementary and secondary education adopt a competency-based/proficiency-based learning policy whereby students can earn credits through demonstration of competency.
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2020-02-26
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RIS2188IntroRequires the department of education to create a model policy and timeline to assist local education agencies in implementing a dual language immersion program.
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2020-02-26
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RIS2501IntroSchool Internet filtering policy prohibits pornography.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2506IntroProvides for the creation of a database of instructional intervention strategies used by individual schools and local educational agencies.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2502IntroRequires the department of public safety to procure, subject to appropriation, an interoperable school safety emergency communications system that facilitates emergency response activities in the state.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2509IntroFurnish financial support for the planning and implementation of effective community schools that would provide students with equitable access to a high-quality education.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2507IntroRequires free lunches to be provided for all elementary and secondary students attending public schools, to the extent state and federal funds are available.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2505IntroRequires that only certified nurse-teachers may be employed as school nurses in elementary and secondary schools.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2508IntroCreates the "Nathan Bruno and Jason Flatt Act" which would require training of teachers and school personnel regarding suicide awareness and prevention and establishment of a conflict resolution process between teachers or school personnel and studen...
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2020-02-25
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RIS2503IntroEstablishes courses that include instruction in career and technical education programs.
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2020-02-25
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RIS2461IntroRequires elementary schools to provide instruction in cursive penmanship.
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2020-02-13
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RIS2396IntroRequires state to reimburse the city/town for any costs associated with transporting children placed in foster care by RI-licensed child-placing agency or RI governmental agency to an educational facility outside the regional transportation district.
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2020-02-13
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RIS2375IntroProhibits the use of a school district's listserv to distribute any political advertisement, invitation, and/or propaganda.
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2020-02-13
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RIS2400IntroEstablish testing requirements for initial certification of new teachers on or after July 1, 2022.
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2020-02-13
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RIS2462IntroProvides that the secretary of health and human services in consultation with the department of education establish an early educators' target wage scale.
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2020-02-13
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RIS2380IntroDevelops statewide academic standards for the instruction of consumer education in public high schools by no later than December 31, 2020.
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2020-02-13
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