Bills Pending South Carolina Senate Education Committee

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SCH3929EngrossProvide That During The 2018-2019 School Year The State Board Of Education May Waive The Requirements For Making Up Days Beyond The Three Days That May Be Forgiven By Local School Districts For Any Days Missed During The 2018-2019 School Year Because...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0688IntroRelating To Nonpublic School Student Participation In The Interscholastic Activities Of Public Schools, To Provide Limited Situations In Which Seventh Grade And Eighth Grade Students Who Attend Private Schools May Participate In High School League Sp...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0683IntroRecognize April 8 Through 12, 2019 As "independent Colleges And Universities Week" And April 10, 2019 As "independent Colleges And Universities Day" In South Carolina.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3845EngrossAuthorize The South Carolina Public Charter School District To Provide Certain Funds For Three- And Four-year-old Children With A Disability Who Are Eligible For Services Under The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act And Attended Schools That...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0672IntroRelating To Charter Schools, By Adding Section 59-40-95, To Authorize Partnerships To Create Charter Schools In The Workplace In Certain Circumstances.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0650IntroRelating To The State Board For Technical And Comprehensive Education, By Adding Section 59-53-45, To Provide For A Workforce Diploma Program, To Provide Criteria For Eligible Providers To Participate In The Program, To Provide For The Reimbursement ...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0641IntroRelating To Colleges And Institutions Of Higher Learning Generally, By Adding Article 4, To Provide For An Office Of Public Policy Events On Every Campus Of Certain Colleges Or Universities, Which Shall Organize, Publicize, And Stage Debates, Group F...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3759EngrossProvide Rules Adopted By These Boards Must Align With Applicable State And Federal Accountability Standards; And To Repeal Article 15 Of Chapter 18, Title 59 Relating To Intervention And Assistance Under The Education Accountability Act And Section 5...
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2019-03-12
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SCH3819EngrossProvide That The School District Board Of Trustees Shall Have Total Fiscal Autonomy.
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2019-03-05
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SCS0613IntroRelating To The School Of Science And Mathematics' Endowment Fund, To Provide That The Endowment Fund Is Subject To The Direction Of The School's Board, To Require That The Endowment Fund Be Organized As A Nonprofit Entity, To Provide That The Endowm...
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2019-03-05
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SCS0536IntroApprove Regulations Of The State Board Of Education, Relating To Accounting And Reporting, Designated As Regulation Document Number 4832, Pursuant To The Provisions Of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 Of The 1976 Code.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0588IntroCreate A Fund Within The State Department Of Education To Reimburse Teachers For All Or A Portion Of Tuition Costs Of Obtaining Literacy Add-on Endorsements, Subject To Availability Of Funds Based On Appropriations By The General Assembly, And To Req...
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2019-02-28
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SCS0518IntroApprove Regulations Of The Commission On Higher Education, Relating To Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program, Designated As Regulation Document Number 4816, Pursuant To The Provisions Of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 Of The 1976 Code.
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2019-02-28
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SCS0519IntroApprove Regulations Of The State Board Of Education, Relating To Medical Homebound Instruction, Designated As Regulation Document Number 4819, Pursuant To The Provisions Of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 Of The 1976 Code.
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2019-02-28
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SCS0556IntroRelating To Education, By Adding Chapter 8, To Provide For The Establishment And Funding Of Accounts For Use In Meeting Certain Education Expenses Of Eligible Students, To Provide Guidelines For The Use Of Such Funds And Penalties For Misuse, To Prov...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0523IntroRelating To Education, By Adding Chapter 8, To Provide That Parents Of Eligible Students May Establish And Fund Accounts For Use In Meeting Certain Education Expenses, To Provide Guidelines For The Use Of Such Funds And Penalties For Misuse, To Provi...
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2019-02-14
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SCS0505IntroProvide A Process Whereby The Department Of Administration Provides Hearing Officers For Any Case Involving The State Department Of Education And The State Board Of Education.
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2019-02-13
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SCH3398EngrossPermanently Authorize The Act And To Repeal The Three-year Sunset Provision.
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0431IntroProvide People Who Have A Lawful Presence In This State And Are Not Precluded From Establishing Residency Under Federal Immigration Law May Establish Residency And Be Eligible For Occupational Or Professional Licensure Under The Provisions Of This Ch...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0425IntroProvide No Student-teacher Classroom Ratio Created By Statute, Resolution, Or Regulation May Be Waived Or Otherwise Changed Temporarily Or Permanently By Any Legislative Measure Absent A Two-thirds Vote Of Approval By The Membership Of The House Of R...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0419IntroProvide Rules Adopted By These Boards Must Align With Applicable State And Federal Accountability Standards; And To Repeal Article 15 Of Chapter 18, Title 59 Relating To Intervention And Assistance Under The Education Accountability Act And Section 5...
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2019-01-24
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3012IntroExpress The Belief Of The General Assembly That The Schools And School Districts Of This State Should Utilize The Education Rate Program Of The Federal Communications Commission (e-rate) Established By The Telecommunications Act Of 1996 Which Provide...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0414IntroA Senate Resolution To Recognize The Week Of January 20 Through January 26, 2019, As "national School Choice Week" In South Carolina And To Congratulate Students, Parents, Teachers, And School Leaders From K-12 Educational Environments Of All Varieti...
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2019-01-23
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SCS0373IntroRequire Administrators Also Provide Such Notice To Parents Or Guardians Of Affected Students.
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2019-01-15
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SCS0247IntroProhibit Any Changes To Public Education Academic Standards, Assessments, Cut Scores, And Ratings Currently Used In This State Until July 1, 2024, At Which Time The Department Of Education Shall Examine The Achievement Of Students Based On The Standa...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0015IntroRequire A One-half Credit Course Of Study In Personal Finance With An End-of-year Test As A Requirement For High School Graduation Beginning With The 2020-2021 School Year.
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2019-01-08
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SCS0280IntroDefine Necessary Terms, To Provide The State Board Of Education And The State Department Of Education Jointly Shall Select Language Developmental Milestones As Resources For Parents Of Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Children To Use To Monitor And Track Cer...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0138IntroRelating To The Transportation Of Handicapped School Pupils, To Provide That, Beginning With The 2019-2020 School Year, All Buses Provided For Handicapped School Pupils Must Be Equipped With Climate Control Systems In Good Working Order, And To Provi...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0322IntroRelating To The System For The Examination And Certification Of Teachers, To Provide That The State Board Of Education Must Formulate Rules And Regulations To Administer An Expedited Credentialing System For Military Spouses With Certifications From ...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0039IntroRelating To The Availability Of The South Carolina Child Early Reading Development And Education Program, To Expand The Program In The 2017-2018 School Year To Qualified Children Residing In Other Districts Based Upon The District's Poverty Index, To...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0239IntroProvide Each Semester All Public Schools, Including Charter Schools Whose Instruction Is Not Primarily Delivered Online, Shall Conduct One Fire Drill, One Active Shooter/intruder Drill, And One Severe Weather/earthquake Drill.
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2019-01-08
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SCS0244IntroEnact The "teacher Bill Of Rights" And To Enumerate The Basic Rights To Which All Certified Public School Teachers In This State Are Entitled.
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2019-01-08
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SCS0157IntroRequire Each Teacher Be Paid The National Average Teacher Salary Instead Of The Southeastern Average.
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2019-01-08
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SCS0321IntroRelating To General Provisions For Pupils, By Adding Section 59-63-47, To Provide That Any Child Of Nonresident Military Personnel May Enroll In A District In Which The Child's Parent Or Legal Guardian Is Relocating As A Result Of Military Service, T...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0212IntroRelating To The Definition Of "covered Individual" For The Purposes Of In-state Tuition And Fees For Children And Spouses Of Veterans And Active Duty Military Personnel, To Provide That The Definition Includes A Child Or Spouse Enrolling Within Three...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0308IntroProvide All Public Schools Must Be Closed On Veterans Day, To Provide This Day Must Not Be Considered As One Of The Regular School Days For The Year Of Public Schools, And To Exempt State-supported Institutions Of Higher Education From This Requireme...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0324IntroRelating To Qualifications For Public School Attendance, To Provide That Children Of The Same Household Who Jointly Own Real Estate Having An Assessed Value Of Three Hundred Dollars Or More May Qualify To Attend The Public Schools Of The Respective S...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0065IntroRelating To General Provisions Concerning Teachers, By Adding Section 59-25-35, To Provide That School Districts May Pay Lump Sum Bonuses To Aid In Retaining Teachers Who Excel In Providing Quality Instruction, Leadership, Or Both; To Require That Bo...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0240IntroEliminate The Requirement And Vest Sole Authority For Setting The Start Date Of A District In The School Board Of The District.
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2019-01-08
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SCS0146IntroDefine Necessary Terminology.
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2019-01-08
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SCS0067IntroRelating To The Statutory School Term, To Provide That A School Seeking A Waiver From The Statutory School Term To Operate On A Year-round Modified School Calendar Shall Submit To The State Board Of Education A Plan Detailing The Goals That Schools S...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0148IntroEstablish The School District Teacher Recruitment And Retention Program Under The State Department Of Education, And To Provide That Certain Teachers Qualify For Certain Monthly Stipends, Student Loan Payments, And One-time Payments For A Down Paymen...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0245IntroProvide Public School Districts Shall Ensure The Continuous Presence Of School Resource Officers In Public Schools During Regular Operating Hours, To Provide One Such Officer Must Be Provided For Every Five Hundred Students Enrolled At The School, To...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0242IntroAbolish The Committee And Devolve Its Functions, Powers, Duties, Responsibilities, And Authority Upon The State Department Of Education And State Board Of Education Based On Recommendations Reported By A Joint Committee Of The General Assembly, And T...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0233IntroA Bill To Enact The "standardized Testing Overburdens Pupils (stop) Act" By Providing That Beginning With Fiscal Year 2019-2020, No State Funds May Be Provided, Utilized, Or Appropriated For Any Educational Assessments Required By State Law, Except F...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0248IntroProvide The Department Of Education Shall Implement A Three-year Pilot Program In Certain Counties To Determine The Effectiveness Of Operating On A Year-round Modified Calendar Consisting Of Nine-week Sessions Of Traditional Study For All Students Be...
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2019-01-08
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SCS0126IntroRelating To Topics Of Study On Veterans Day And Attendance At Veterans Day Activities, To Provide That Public Schools In This State Require At Least One Hour Of Instruction On November Eleventh On The History And Meaning Of Veterans Day.
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2019-01-08
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SCS0201IntroRelating To School Safety And Security Drills, By Adding Section 56-63-940, To Provide That Every Public School Is Required To Prepare A School Safety Plan, To Include Provisions For The Plan, To Provide That The Plan Must Address Security Issues In ...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0232IntroEstablish The Goal Of Providing The State Minimum Salary Schedule From Fiscal Year 2027-2028 Forward Is At Least Equal To The National Average Of Teacher Salaries, And To Provide The Method For Determining This Average.
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0087IntroRelating To Freedom Of Religion For Student Associations, By Adding Section 59-1-436, To Provide That No Public Institution Of Higher Learning Shall Take Any Action Or Enforce Any Policy That Denies A Religious Student Association Any Benefit Availab...
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2019-01-08
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