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TNSB1030IntroAs introduced, sets the BEP instructional salary unit cost for the 2017–2018 fiscal year at the statewide average licensed teacher salary. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 5.
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2017-04-24
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TNSB0981IntroAs introduced, permits students at William R. Moore college of technology to be eligible for the Tennessee Promise scholarship if they meet all requirements for the scholarship or grant. - Amends TCA Section 49-4-708 and Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0734IntroAs introduced, requires efficiency audits to be performed for public systems of higher education and public institutions of higher education; creates the joint higher education efficiency audit committee. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 12 and T...
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2017-04-05
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TNSB1358IntroAs introduced, changes from January 15 to January 1, the date by which the commission must submit its annual report regarding state workforce need projections and credential production to the education and commerce and labor committees of the senate,...
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0730IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide students with a Scholars Summer Guide prior to the last day of each school year, detailing information on how the student can prepare for the next year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0535IntroAs introduced, allows an LEA to petition for an administrative hearing on the merits of the commissioner of education's decision to withhold state funds from an LEA. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0898IntroAs introduced, modifies the basic education program funding to allow school districts that do not receive 80 percent ADM funding to receive a 3 percent increase in funding until the school district is at 80 percent funding. - Amends TCA Title 49, Cha...
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0731IntroAs introduced, prohibits a local board of education from increasing the salary or compensation for the director of schools to an amount higher than the salary of the governor. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0975IntroAs introduced, allows security guards who are employed on a part-time basis by a public institution of higher education and who are handgun carry permit holders to carry a handgun on campus in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 49...
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0722IntroAs introduced, requires a local board of education to hold a hearing within 30 days of, rather than within a reasonable time after, its receipt of an application for a hearing to contest the reasonableness of a student assignment. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2017-04-05
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TNSB1300IntroAs introduced, prohibits the administration of standardized tests to students in pre-K-2, unless the tests are used for a diagnostic purpose or required by federal law; prohibits the use of standardized tests for students in K-2 to evaluate a classro...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSR0012IntroEncourages Tennessee Education Association Board of Directors to seek the repeal of National Education Association Resolution I-17.
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0804IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tuition Stability Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0659IntroAs introduced, decreases from 30 to 10 the number of days a municipal corporation must wait before enforcing or ceasing to enforce traffic ordinances on the campus of a state institution within its borders after receiving a request from the instituti...
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0805IntroAs introduced, clarifies who is a parent for purposes of being on school premises; defines "parent" to include a parent, foster parent, legal guardian, or person having physical custody of a child. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-04-05
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TNSB0495IntroAs introduced, requires all LEA personnel to verify that the LEA's policy on use of the internet has been read prior to accepting an employment contract or at the renewal of an employment contract. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-04-04
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TNSB0632IntroAs introduced, requires the board to adopt rules requiring that local education agencies use the ACT standards for high school English, language arts, math, and science courses and the ACT WorkKeys® and National Career Readiness Certificate™ stand...
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2017-04-04
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TNSB1070IntroAs introduced, requires the attorney general and counsel for a public institution of higher education that is a party to pending litigation to report to the institution's governing board at its regular meetings on the litigation and its status. - Ame...
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2017-04-04
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TNSB0508IntroAs introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) in the office of the comptroller of the treasury to study and report to the education committees of the senate and house of representatives on the issue of electing a ...
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2017-04-04
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TNSB1164IntroAs introduced, requires the dual enrollment grant award (DEG) to be $500 for each of the first four courses taken; authorizes the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) to determine the DEG for courses five through eight; mandates that the c...
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2017-04-04
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TNSB0479IntroAs introduced, specifies that semester hours earned in ROTC courses by ROTC students do not count toward the semester hour limitation for receipt of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship; excludes grades received in ROTC courses from the calculation of an R...
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2017-04-04
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TNSB1115IntroAs introduced, requires all public high schools to provide free feminine hygiene products. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0774IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education to provide a written report at least annually that details the evidence of validity in teacher evaluations, the areas needed for improvement, and efforts being made to improve validity. - Amends TCA...
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2017-03-29
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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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2017-03-29
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TNSB0115IntroAs introduced, allows a student who was denied admittance to the individualized education account (IEA) program for the 2016-2017 school year because the student was not previously enrolled in a Tennessee public school the two semesters preceding the...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0572IntroAs introduced, includes teacher evaluations and the student’s performance on assessments while a student of the teacher as factors that determine a student’s assignment to a public school; requires the department of education to conduct a study r...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0628IntroAs introduced, requires state institutions of higher education that enroll students who receive state financial aid to annually provide the student with an estimate of the total amount of education loans taken out by the student and potential payoff ...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0499IntroAs introduced, provides a student enrolled at an institution of higher education or student organization officially recognized by an institution of higher education with a right to representation by an attorney or non-attorney advocate at the student...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0984IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the Tennessee higher education commission may submit its annual report on the condition of Tennessee higher education to the governor and the general assembly in an electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0471IntroAs introduced, requires that the commissioner of education's guidelines regarding the timely and responsible release of education data for research purposes be posted on the department’s website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB1091IntroAs introduced, changes from July 1 to August 1 the date by which the department must submit its annual report of virtual education program operation, success, improvement efforts, and funding adequacy to the governor, the general assembly, the state ...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0990IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Home-Rule LEA Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 2.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0340IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Local School District Empowerment Act," which creates a pilot program for reestablishment of the office of elected school superintendent; requires the department of education to study the pilot program procedures for reesta...
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2017-03-29
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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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2017-03-29
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TNSB1357IntroAs introduced, requires the board to promulgate rules allowing a local board of education to meet the 180-day classroom instruction requirement by providing a minimum number of instructional hours per year. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-3004.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0541IntroAs introduced, exempts a parent, guardian, or other legal custodian of a minor child from having to ensure the minor child's school attendance if the minor child is enrolled and making satisfactory progress in a course leading to a HiSET® credential...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB1407IntroAs introduced, changes, from February 15 to March 15, the date by which the Tennessee higher education commission must report any notices of intent to initiate out-of-state instructional activity filed by a higher education institution in the previou...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB1228IntroAs introduced, requires that at least one of the six educator members of the textbook commission be an employee of an LEA that consistently ranks among the state's top five LEAs based on enrollment. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB1124IntroAs introduced, prohibits an LEA from closing a school after July 1, 2017; requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to conduct a five-year study on the impact of the students and a community when the LEA closes a school; req...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0569IntroAs introduced, makes various revisions to the current authorization of a school and licensure of teachers in order to allow a Montessori program to be authorized by the department of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB1297IntroAs introduced, requires students enrolled in a pre-K program to comply with the same attendance requirements as K-12 students. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0577IntroAs introduced, urges the department of education to include the proper use and positioning of bicycle helmets in its pilot bicycle safety curriculum. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB1408IntroAs introduced, specifies that the governing boards of institutions of higher education must make a report on any program terminations to the education committee of the senate and education administration and planning committee of the house of represe...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0578IntroAs introduced, changes the number of days' notice that must be given by an LEA before accepting bids for construction of or additions to school buildings from 10 days to 10 business days. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0500IntroAs introduced, removes requirement that an eligible student be previously enrolled in a public school for two semesters prior to receiving an individualized education account, attend a Tennessee school for the first time, or receive an account in the...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB1102IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Transparency in Charter School Finance Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 13.
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0276IntroAs introduced, changes the status of the student representative on state university boards within the board of regents to a voting member rather than a nonvoting member; establishes a selection process for the student representative. - Amends TCA Sec...
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2017-03-29
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TNSB0978IntroAs introduced, allows students to indicate that they do not wish to receive electronic advertisements and solicitations if students' email addresses are used in campus directories. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2017-03-29
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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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2017-03-29
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TNSB1009IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education to annually report on the availability and content of driver education and training courses in public schools to the education committees of the house of representatives and the senate. - Amends TCA...
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2017-03-29
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