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TNHJR1003FailExpresses support for public education.
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2018-04-25
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TNSJR0885IntroWilliam E. Evans, UT board of trustees
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2018-04-12
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TNSJR0887IntroBrad A. Lampley, UT board of trustees
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2018-04-12
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TNSJR0881IntroSharon J. Pryse, UT board of trustees
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2018-04-12
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TNSJR0886IntroRaja J. Jubran, UT board of trustees
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2018-04-12
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TNHJR0713EngrossExpresses support for a minimum mandatory school nurse to student ratio of 1:750, encourages LEAs to access grants to fund school nurses, and encourages school nurses to work in collaboration with other health care professionals.
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2018-04-04
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TNSB1068IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of education to annually report by February 1 of each year to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives its findings and recommendations concerning transitional licensure options. - Am...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB2263IntroAs introduced, exempts certain students from paying out-of-state tuition at state institutions of higher education. - Amends TCA Section 4-58-102; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.
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2018-03-28
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TNSB2429IntroAs introduced, establishes timelines and requirements for the return of schools operated as part of the achievement school district (ASD) to LEAs; prohibits, after the effective date of the act, any school from being assigned to the ASD and the ASD f...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB1847IntroAs introduced, prohibits public institutions of higher education from requiring students to purchase meal plans. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.
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2018-03-28
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TNSB1754IntroAs introduced, identifies when a member of a governing board has a conflict of interest involving a state institution of higher education governed by the board; prohibits a governing board member from accepting or soliciting anything of value in exce...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB2168IntroAs introduced, changes, from August 1 to July 31, the date by which the name, address, and telephone number of persons designated to check buses transporting children with disabilities for such children must be supplied to the LEA each year. - Amends...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB2569IntroAs introduced, requires state institutions of higher education to classify students as in-state for tuition purposes, only if the students are Tennessee citizens. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-28
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TNSB2143IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to study and make recommendations concerning the availability of electronic textbooks for use of students in elementary and secondary schools to the education committees of the senate and the house of represen...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB2431IntroAs introduced, changes from July 1 to August 1 the date by which the department must submit its annual report on virtual education programs to the governor, the general assembly, the state board of education, and the BEP review committee. - Amends TC...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB1403IntroAs introduced, allows the governing body of a public charter school to make the annual progress report to the sponsor of the school, the chartering authority, and the commissioner of education in an electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-28
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TNSB1707IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Hunger-Free Students Act"; clarifies that state board of education rules that permit schools to impose sanctions against students owing a school debt do not authorize sanctions against students owing a meal debt. ...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB2399IntroAs introduced, deletes the requirement for LEAs to provide, at no cost, a list of student names, ages, addresses, dates of attendance, and grade levels completed to a chartering authority or public charter school within 30 days of receiving a request...
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2018-03-28
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TNSB1708IntroAs introduced, consolidates provisions governing earthquake and fire drills. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB1391IntroAs introduced, changes from February 15 to March 1 the date by which the commissioner of education must submit an annual report summarizing conflict resolution intervention programs to the governor and the education committees of the senate and house...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2469IntroAs introduced, changes from August 1 to August 15 the date by which each LEA must submit a financial report of the receipts and expenditures for all public school purposes in the LEA to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Ti...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB1356IntroAs introduced, requires TSAC to annually prepare a status report for the governor and general assembly on the Tennessee HOPE foster child tuition grant program. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2326IntroAs introduced, requires the department of children's services to develop instructional guidelines for child safety training programs for teachers; requires teachers to complete the appropriate child safety training program prior to license issuance o...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2664IntroAs introduced, requires the Tennessee financial literacy commission to include information in educational programs designed to improve understanding of mortgages, home-buying tax incentives, and the home-buying process. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2453IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Transparency in Charter School Finance Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2078IntroAs introduced, requires an LEA to offer community colleges and TCATs the opportunity to provide early postsecondary credit courses in the LEA before offering the opportunity to public universities or private institutions of higher education. - Amends...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB1837IntroAs introduced, requires that nominees for student member of THEC be submitted to the governor by March 15 instead of April 15. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB1761IntroAs introduced, requires a director of schools to report a breach of security in the administration of the TCAP test, or any successor test, and the LEA's response to the breach of security to the commissioner of education and the state board of educa...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB1621IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to include certain information in the commissioner's annual report concerning college entrance examinations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.49, Part 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter ...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2125IntroAs introduced, defines, for purposes education laws, "classroom teacher" as an LEA employee who spends at least 75 percent of the employee's time working directly with students. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2610IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for an individualized education account to any student with an individualized education program (IEP). - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 14.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2018IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to create a policy to allow a parent or a parent's designee to observe instruction and other school activities involving the parent's student upon request. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB1622IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to inform LEAs before each school year if sufficient funds have been appropriated to pay the cost of the required college entrance examination for students who want to take the examination a secon...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2163IntroAs introduced, changes from January 15 to February 1 the date by which the Tennessee higher education commission must submit its annual report regarding state workforce needs to committees of the general assembly; requires the commission to send the ...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2390IntroAs introduced, prohibits school employees, directors of schools, and employees and members of a local board of education or governing body of a public charter school from assisting an employee in obtaining a job at another school for any position tha...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2045IntroAs introduced, changes the treatment of certain records obtained in the search for a director of schools or any chief public administrative officer from open for public inspection to confidential with certain exceptions; makes confidential, with cert...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2031IntroAs introduced, adds any postsecondary education benefit for which payments or assistance are provided by, or appropriated by funds of, any state or local governmental entity, and any use of money provided to the state through taxes, to the definition...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2660IntroAs introduced, allows home school students to participate in extracurricular activities at the public school in which the students are zoned to attend. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3050.
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2587IntroAs introduced, requires the dyslexia advisory council to submit its annual report to the education committee of the senate, the education administration and planning committee of the house of representatives, and the education instruction and program...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2540IntroAs introduced, authorizes a community of schools to support academic achievement in programs such as Innovation Zones and to participate in community policing programs that emphasize community outreach referral services. - Amends TCA Section 38-8-114...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2382IntroAs introduced, requires schools to count a student present when the student visits an institution of higher education as a prospective enrollee; requires that the student not be counted as absent, either excused or unexcused; requires local boards of...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2588IntroAs introduced, requires that an agreement be reached, and a memorandum of understanding be jointly prepared, by the local board of education and its professional employees on each of the terms and conditions of employment that are the subject of coll...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB1846IntroAs introduced, directs the governing body of each state institution of higher education to require no more than six credit hours of humanities course work and at least three credit hours of economics course work to satisfy the institution's general e...
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2018-03-21
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TNSB2389IntroAs introduced, requires use of certain definitions of anti-Semitism and provides examples of anti-Semitism to be used in determinations of violations of K-12 or postsecondary educational policies prohibiting discrimination based on Jewish ancestry or...
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2018-03-15
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TNSB0567IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to perform a study regarding the weight of textbooks once every five years and permits study to be done more often if the commissioner determines it to be necessary. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2018-03-14
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TNSB0481IntroAs introduced, adds funding for three Response to Instruction and Intervention positions within each public school to the BEP calculation. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3, Part 3.
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2018-03-14
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TNSB0266IntroAs introduced, requires principals of schools built before June 19, 1986, to flush fixtures used for drinking water and food preparation for at least 60 seconds before the arrival of children each school day. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2018-03-14
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TNSB1677IntroAs introduced, expands the teacher's bill of rights to include an educator's right to be guaranteed time to plan and prepare for classroom instruction prior to the first day of class each semester. - Amends TCA Section 49-5-209.
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2018-03-13
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TNSB2574IntroAs introduced, prohibits an institution of higher education from buying residency or rotation clerkship slots at a health care facility; prohibits a health care facility from providing such slots. - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 63, Chapter 6; Title 63,...
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2018-03-08
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TNSB2582IntroAs introduced, reduces, from aggravated assault to an assault resulting in bodily injury, the offense level for which a student must be expelled from school for a period of not less than one calendar year if the offense is committed against a teacher...
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2018-03-06
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