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TNHB2761IntroAs introduced, authorizes each LEA and school that offers a firearm safety class or program to elementary-school students to post the curriculum and any corresponding educational materials on the school's or LEA's website. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chap...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2595IntroAs introduced, requires an LEA to include media literacy skills in a character education curriculum; encourages the department of education to post media literacy resources for LEAs to the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2246IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for tuition reimbursement provided to members of the Tennessee national guard under the STRONG Act of 2017 to include technical certificates and diplomas and certain graduate programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2135IntroAs introduced, changes, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the counties within which each LEA must implement a program of family life education from counties with a pregnancy rate of 19.5 pregnancies for every 1,000 females ages 15 to 17 to co...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2872IntroAs introduced, authorizes an LEA that develops its own adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) training program for the LEA's school personnel to offer that program partially or wholly online. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2229IntroAs introduced, establishes various requirements relating to literacy instruction provided to students in any of the grades kindergarten through two; establishes methods of evaluating the reading proficiency of students in any of the grades kindergart...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2438IntroAs introduced, prohibits a state institution of higher education from discriminating against a student based on the political viewpoint expressed by the student; prohibits an institution from penalizing, rewarding, or grading a student's coursework b...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2462IntroAs introduced, prohibits a parent or guardian of a student who has accumulated five or more days of unexcused absences during the school year from withdrawing the student from school during the school year in a month other than the first month of a s...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1623IntroAs introduced, requires the comptroller of the treasury to conduct a performance audit of the department's office for civil rights every two years; requires the department to promulgate rules to assist the office for civil rights with effectuating th...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2300IntroAs introduced, removes the requirement that the department of education annually assign an A, B, C, D, or F letter grade to schools based on student achievement and the results of state-mandated student assessments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, ...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2736IntroAs introduced, clarifies that online and alternative delivery fees are covered by the tuition and fee waiver for full-time state employees. - Amends TCA Section 8-50-114.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1999IntroAs introduced, allows, instead of requires, the chairs of excellence endowment trust funds to be invested in accordance with TCRS policies and guidelines. - Amends TCA Section 49-7-501.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1692IntroAs introduced, requires a student in any grade kindergarten through three to attend summer school if the student's teacher determines that the student is not academically prepared to advance to the next grade level and that grade retention may benefi...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2601IntroAs introduced, requires public institutions of higher education to provide certain information to a student about available financial aid to the student, including loans and work study funds, to enable the student to better assess the impact of borro...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1689IntroAs introduced, prohibits a student from participating in a single-sex interscholastic sport or athletic event provided by the student's public school unless the student verifies with the public school that the student is of the respective sex. - Amen...
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TNHB2408IntroAs introduced, creates the robotics education task force to research opportunities for expansion of robotics education programs in the kindergarten through grade 12 curriculum. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1966IntroAs introduced, creates the rural at-risk pre-kindergarten fund to provide an additional source of funding for local education agencies operating an approved voluntary pre-kindergarten program in a distressed rural county or in an at-risk county that ...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1688IntroAs introduced, deletes requirement for LEAs to provide a physical education class taught by a licensed teacher with an endorsement in physical education or by a specialist in physical education; deletes reporting requirements; requires each LEA to in...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2123IntroAs introduced, increases the number of BEP funded full-time public school nurse positions from one for every 3,000 students to one for every 2,500 students. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 12.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2105IntroAs introduced, revises a provision relating to the level and intended recipients of occupational training and technical education provided by state colleges of applied technology; deletes provisions relating to the creation of certain staff positions...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2134IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Teacher's Discipline Act"; establishes a disciplinary process for students who have been removed from the classroom by the teacher. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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TNHB2755IntroAs introduced, requires, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the BEP to fund one full-time public school nurse position for each school in an LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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TNHB2707IntroAs introduced, prompts the state board of education and the department of safety to update the DARE curriculum as new forms of substance abuse are identified. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1691IntroAs introduced, changes, from August 15 to June 1, the date on which a child must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten; changes, from September 30 to July 31, the date on which a child determined by the director of schools to be sufficiently...
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TNHB2452IntroAs introduced, requires each local board of education and governing body of a charter school to post the board's or governing body's policy governing background check procedures for contract workers and volunteers to the board's or governing body's w...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1839IntroAs introduced, prohibits a governing board of a public institution of higher education from contracting or affiliating with a foreign nation; a political subdivision of a foreign nation; or an organization sponsored, operated, or funded by a foreign ...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2712IntroAs introduced, revises the requirements for the first and second tiers of a local board of education's progressive truancy intervention plan. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2880IntroAs introduced, establishes $500 as the minimum fine for a person's unlawful trespass onto a school bus or other school premises; makes it an unlawful trespass for certain persons to enter onto a school bus without first obtaining authorization to do ...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2460IntroAs introduced, directs the department of labor and workforce development to establish a three-year pilot program to assist adults 19 years of age or older with obtaining a high school diploma. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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TNHB2169IntroAs introduced, requires an LEA or the governing body of a public charter school that constructs or renovates a school building to install water bottle filling stations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 3.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2542IntroAs introduced, requires a public school to excuse a student from school to attend a released time course if requested by the student's parent or legal guardian even if the local board of education has not adopted a policy on released time courses; au...
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TNHB2112IntroAs introduced, requires each institution governed by the board of regents or a state university board to make the grievance procedure for its support staff employees available on its website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2589IntroAs introduced, increases from $10,000 or more to $25,000 or more, the amount for which a local board of education or the governing body of a public charter school must make purchases or expenditures by competitive bids; requires the amount to be incr...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2527IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of education to develop standards, and the department of education to develop an aligned curriculum, for instruction on healthy relationships in the lifetime wellness standards. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1687IntroAs introduced, requires the board to abolish all academic standards for science and social studies for students in kindergarten through grade two; allows the subjects of science and social studies to be incorporated into the curriculum aligned with t...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB1976IntroAs introduced, gives the state board of education administrative subpoena power in connection with investigations related to licensure disciplinary actions. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3 and Title 49, Chapter 5.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB0420IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education to submit the annual report detailing the operation of the virtual education programs to the comptroller of the treasury. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2440IntroAs introduced, establishes a reporting date of January 15 of each year for the board of regents, each state university board, and the board of trustees of University of Tennessee to submit a report summarizing grievance activities for the previous ye...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2461IntroAs introduced, creates a procedure for school teachers, school officials, and other school personnel to follow in regard to reporting suspected child abuse or child sexual abuse. - Amends TCA Title 37 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2496IntroAs introduced, allows, under certain conditions, the advisory boards of the University of Tennessee institutions and state university boards to meet electronically or by other means of communication without a physical quorum present at the location o...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2756IntroAs introduced, requires, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the BEP formula to fund at least one full-time mental health counselor position for each school in an LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2409IntroAs introduced, requires organizations to use high-quality instructional materials to be eligible for a LEAP grant; gives preference in the award of LEAP grants to applicants offering summer programs focused on closing literacy gaps among students ent...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2130IntroAs introduced, declares an act of the general assembly enacted after January 1, 2020, that mandates a discount or waiver of the tuition or fees charged at public institutions of higher education unenforceable against an institution affected by the ac...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2002IntroAs introduced, outlines workload considerations for the state board of education when establishing the maximum class size and caseload standards for instructional personnel and teachers having primary responsibility for a student's individualized edu...
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2021IntroAs introduced, changes, from November 1 to November 15, the date by which the BEP review committee must provide its annual report on the BEP. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-11
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TNHB2267IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education, in coordination with the department of mental health and substance abuse services, to submit a report to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives regarding state-funded m...
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2020-03-11
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