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TNHJR0055IntroUrges local education agencies to raise awareness of importance of positive male role models in schools.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB1000IntroAs introduced, requires a degree-granting postsecondary educational institution to designate a staff member to serve as a homeless-student liaison to assist homeless students who are enrolled, or planning to enroll, in the institution, and to develop...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0953IntroAs introduced, requires an LEA to make certain interest inventories available to students in grades five through nine; requires an LEA to administer a career aptitude assessment to students in grades seven or eight. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-412.
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2019-03-20
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TNHB0564IntroAs introduced, authorizes a local board of education to make payroll deduction for dues of professional employees' organizations available to its professional employees. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0945IntroAs introduced, requires the department to submit an annual report to the education committees of both houses on school districts that offer a career and technical education program in agriculture, food, and natural resources, and on students enrolled...
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2019-03-20
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TNHB0215IntroAs introduced, requires local education agencies to develop and implement a "Stop the Bleed" program that requires each school in the LEA to place a bleeding control kit within the school; requires the department of education to develop a bleeding co...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHJR0056IntroUrges review of adjunct faculty compensation at public institutions of higher education.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0567IntroAs introduced, directs the Tennessee School for the Deaf, together with the West Tennessee School for the Deaf, to establish a two-year deaf mentor pilot project to assist families and agencies in implementing bilingual and bicultural home-based prog...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0070IntroAs introduced, extends the date of the repeal of the Virtual Public Schools Act from June 30, 2019, to June 30, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 16.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0689IntroAs introduced, extends for a student who becomes pregnant during the four-month period immediately preceding the date on which the student completes high school in a Tennessee home school program, obtains a GED® or HiSET®, or graduates from high sc...
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2019-03-20
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TNHB0681IntroAs introduced, revises the Volunteer Public Education Trust Fund Act of 1985; designates the commissioner of education and state treasurer as trustees of the fund. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 4.
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2019-03-20
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TNHB1058IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Teacher Residency Program Grant Act"; requires the department to establish and administer a program of grants for university teacher preparation programs and LEAs to create teacher residency programs. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0653IntroAs introduced, increases the number of BEP funded full-time public school nurse positions from one for every 3,000 students to one for every 700 students; increases the number of full-time public school nurses considered sufficient for the public sch...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0177IntroAs introduced, directs that any interest accruing on the balance of an LEA's dedicated education fund that remains unexpended at the end of a fiscal year must be returned to the fund balance and become part of the fund balance. - Amends TCA Title 49,...
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2019-03-20
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TNHB0307IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of education to approve a released time course offered by a local board of education for school credit as a special course that offers elective credits for each student who participates; requires instructors of...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0196IntroAs introduced, reduces, from no less than four to no more than four, the number of high school students who may serve on a local board of education as advisory, nonvoting members; deletes the requirement that half of the high school students selected...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB1330IntroAs introduced, deletes an obsolete provision requiring the office of research and education accountability to report on whether community schools have met their education and community goals to the education committees of the general assembly by Nove...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0399IntroAs introduced, requires each local board of education and charter school governing body to adopt a comprehensive code of conduct for each school under the authority of the board or governing body that describes the types of behavior expected from all...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0776IntroAs introduced, requires, rather than encourages, all public middle and elementary schools to place one or more automated external defibrillator (AED) devices within the school. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 4.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0946IntroAs introduced, requires an LEA to report to the department of education, for each year that the LEA receives an increase in state funding for instructional wages and salaries, how the increase was utilized by the LEA; requires the department of educa...
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2019-03-20
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TNHJR0054IntroEncourages schools, nonprofit organizations, and faith-based organizations to increase opportunities for mentorships and apprenticeships for students.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB1244IntroAs introduced, decreases, from "at least two" to "at least one", the number of physical education class meetings an LEA must require elementary school students to attend each full school week. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0944IntroAs introduced, establishes the Governor's Civics Seal to recognize public schools and local education agencies implementing high-quality civic education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.
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2019-03-20
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TNHJR0205IntroLynne "Michelle" Bowman, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0939IntroAs introduced, extends, from 10 days to 30 days, the period of time after a local board of education orders a student's school assignment within which a parent, guardian, or legal representative may apply to the board for a hearing to challenge the r...
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2019-03-20
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TNHB0952IntroAs introduced, transfers, from the state board of education to the department of education, the authority to accept and administer federal funds for the purpose of promoting public education; designates the department of education as the state board ...
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2019-03-20
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TNHB0737IntroAs introduced, authorizes the state board to extend the six-year period required for the standards review and development committees and advisory teams to review the standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies for a ...
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2019-03-20
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TNHB0736IntroAs introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to study whether community schools are providing effective on-the-job training opportunities to students and file a report containing the findings, conclusions, and re...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNHB0115IntroAs introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability in the office of the comptroller to conduct a study on the average cost of attendance for an undergraduate program at a public institution of higher education, including the ...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:30 pm]
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