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TNSJR0209IntroDecosta Jenkins, Board of Trustees of the University of Tennessee
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2019-02-21
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TNSJR0210IntroJamie Woodson, board of trustees of the University of Tennessee
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2019-02-21
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TNSJR0205IntroConfirms the appointment of persons to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, advisory board.
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2019-02-21
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TNSJR0204IntroConfirms the appointment of persons to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga advisory board.
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2019-02-21
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TNSJR0206IntroConfirms the appointment of persons to the University of Tennessee at Martin advisory board.
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2019-02-21
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TNSJR0208IntroAlan D. Wilson, Board of Trustees of the University of Tennessee
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2019-02-21
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TNSJR0207IntroConfirms the appointment of persons to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center advisory board.
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2019-02-21
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TNSB0482IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0180IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0064IntroAs introduced, requires each local board of education to adopt a policy requiring all K-12 teachers, principals, and assistant principals employed by the LEA to participate in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) training on an annual basis. - Amends...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0205IntroAs introduced, permits LEAs to install cameras on school buses to record vehicles that unlawfully pass a stopped school bus; allows evidence to be reviewed by law enforcement officers only after evidence is submitted to an LEA by a school bus driver;...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0953IntroAs introduced, directs the department to establish a process by which the department will reimburse the parent of an economically disadvantaged student for fees and costs associated with taking one advanced placement examination that are not otherwis...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0259IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0062IntroAs introduced, requires the department to develop rules, to be adopted by the state board of education, that include procedures for providing instruction to students incarcerated in juvenile detention centers for a minimum of four hours each instruct...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0764IntroAs introduced, increases from one to two the number of additional dual enrollment courses a student may take under a dual enrollment grant under certain circumstances; allows an eligible student to receive a dual enrollment grant for no more than 10 ...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0516IntroAs introduced, prohibits eligible postsecondary institutions, for purposes of state lottery proceeds, from denying a student residential housing on the campus of, or in affiliation with, the eligible postsecondary institution solely because of the st...
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0182IntroAs introduced, requires local boards of education to adopt policies to allow a parent to view photos or video footage collected from a camera or video camera installed inside a school bus under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1;...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB1261IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
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TNSB0917IntroAs introduced, allows, subject to available appropriations, students to take the ACT WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate examinations in lieu of retaking the postsecondary readiness examination required at grade 11. - Amends TCA Section ...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0443IntroAs introduced, requires that statewide assessment scores used in the calculation of students' final course grade be returned to districts at least five instructional days before the end of the course. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617.
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0625IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB1379IntroAs introduced, increases, from $600 to $1,000, the amount of a Tennessee middle college scholarship awarded each semester to an eligible student for full-time attendance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0220IntroAs introduced, expands the category of independent students eligible for a Tennessee reconnect grant to include students who are not eligible to be claimed as a dependent for federal tax purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0245IntroAs introduced, reduces, from 25 to 23, the age required for a person to receive an initial school bus endorsement if the person is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces, a member of the national guard or reserves, or a lic...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0295IntroAs 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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2019-02-20
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TNSB0800IntroAs 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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2019-02-19
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TNSB0775IntroAs introduced, requires the board of regents, the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee, and the state university boards to create and approve a policy requiring public institutions of higher education to compensate adjunct professors at l...
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2019-02-15
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TNSB0977IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for receipt of Wilder-Naifeh technical skills grants to students who are attending certain independent postsecondary institutions and who are otherwise eligible for the grants. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-14
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TNSJR0193IntroLynne "Michelle" Bowman, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-02-14
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TNSJR0194IntroJack A. Parton, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-02-14
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TNSB1246IntroAs introduced, requires the best practices clearinghouse to present a report of its work to the education committee of the senate and the education committee of the house of representatives by January 31 each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1153IntroAs introduced, prohibits local boards of education and school administrators from suspending students in pre-kindergarten through grade two from attending school as a form of discipline. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1247IntroAs introduced, requires the department to publish the list of art supplies that are certified nontoxic by the Arts and Creative Materials Institute on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1362IntroAs introduced, deletes provisions declaring incarcerated persons to be categorically ineligible for financial assistance. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0834IntroAs introduced, changes from two weeks to four weeks the time period following written notice to the affected board of education within which the commissioner of education may, upon due hearing, withhold and declare forfeited state school funds due an...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1240IntroAs introduced, requires each governing board of a state institution of higher education to perform a cost-benefit analysis for each institution under the governing board's authority; requires each governing board to report the results of each cost-be...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0832IntroAs introduced, allows the LEA to provide a copy of a student's report card to the parent or parents of the student electronically. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1149IntroAs introduced, requires, beginning with the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the number of instructional positions funded under the BEP to reflect the number of teachers a school district is required to employ to comply with maximum class size requirements. - ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0957IntroAs introduced, enacts the Truth in Teacher Pay Act; requires the salary schedules approved by the state board of education to reflect certain increases to the instructional salaries and wages component of the BEP in the general appropriations act. - ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1307IntroAs introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT or ACT Aspire suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades nine-12. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, C...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1230IntroAs introduced, changes, from February 1 to January 15, the date by which each governing board must provide a report to the office of legislative budget analysis with information regarding expenditures of revenues derived from any tuition and fees inc...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1260IntroAs 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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2019-02-11
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TNSB1259IntroAs introduced, replaces the department of economic and community development with the Tennessee higher education commission as the state agency charged with administering grants related to work-based learning programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1245IntroAs introduced, extends, from 30 days to 45 days, the time period after a board of education meeting, or from the time a copy of the board's meeting minutes are mailed or provided to board members, that the board must prepare, or have prepared, and ma...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0909IntroAs 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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2019-02-11
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TNSB1175IntroAs introduced, requires the Tennessee higher education commission to include data from the Tennessee Promise scholarship program report created in collaboration with the Tennessee student assistance corporation in the annual Tennessee postsecondary e...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1138IntroAs introduced, changes from July 1 to September 1 the date by which the department must submit its annual report of virtual operation program to the governor, the general assembly, the state board of education, and the basic education program review ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0840IntroAs introduced, requires certain Title I public schools to implement an age-appropriate, reward-based behavior modification system that reinforces positive student behavior with awards and incentives that are tailored to each school's unique student p...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1046IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide free feminine hygiene products in eligible public high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1267IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education to provide LEAs with access to their students' TCAP and end-of-course assessment items and the students' answers within 60 days following the administration of the assessments; requires an LEA to pr...
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2019-02-11
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