Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Education Committee

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TNSB1787IntroAs introduced, deletes the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2568IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB1565IntroAs introduced, allows an LEA to choose to administer TCAP tests to its students in a paper format beginning with the 2020-2021 school year if the commissioner authorizes TCAP tests to be administered in a computerized format; requires the department ...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2252IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB2578IntroAs introduced, authorizes LEAs serving any of the grades three through 12 to offer advanced mathematics courses; requires an LEA that offers advanced mathematics courses to place students achieving a benchmark score as determined by the state board o...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB0496IntroAs introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period for which public notice must be given in advance of an LEA's acceptance of bids for contracts for the construction of a school building, or an addition to an existing school buildin...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2437IntroAs introduced, confers civil immunity upon a teacher, principal, school employee, or school bus driver properly using reasonable force to correct or restrain a student or prevent bodily harm or death to another person. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2633IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB2160IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB1738IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB2283IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB1947IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB1739IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB1580IntroAs introduced, deletes the requirement that a high school student must be a Tennessee resident for at least one year in order to be eligible to receive a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2288IntroAs introduced, authorizes a registered student at a public institution of higher education to carry a handgun in a concealed manner on property owned, operated, or controlled by that institution if the student is a handgun carry permit holder and oth...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2519IntroAs introduced, requires the administrator of a recovery high school to provide the department of education and the state board of education an annual report, which includes not only the school's overall high school graduation rate but its overall gra...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB1736IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB1735IntroAs 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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2020-06-03
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TNSB1816IntroAs introduced, requires the department to annually compile a list of courses that may be substituted for certain high school course requirements; requires the department, by April 15 of each year, to distribute the list to each LEA and public charter...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB1893IntroAs introduced, requires each high school to designate an apprenticeship training program contact; requires the department to compile and publish a list of the apprenticeship program contacts. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49; Title 62 and Title 67.
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2284IntroAs introduced, requires the department to survey all LEAs, public charter schools, and state special schools to determine whether there are enough licensed speech-language pathologists to serve the needs of public school students with speech disorder...
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2574IntroAs introduced, changes, from November 1 to November 15, the date by which the commissioner's annual report must be published. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.
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2020-06-03
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TNSB2214IntroAs introduced, allows 50 percent of a teacher's annual evaluation criteria to be comprised of other measures of student achievement if excluding student growth evaluation composites generated by assessments administered in the 2020-2021 school year o...
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2020-06-03
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TNSR0145IntroOpposes construction of new coal ash dump by TVA at Bull Run.
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2020-03-16
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TNSB2037IntroAs introduced, requires the state board to develop and adopt guidelines and criteria for the annual evaluation of local education agency officials who possess a license or certificate provided by the state board. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Tit...
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2020-03-06
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TNSB2220IntroAs introduced, revises the calculation of cumulative grade point averages for purposes of the Tennessee Promise scholarship; permits appeals of Tennessee Promise scholarship denials or revocations based on calculations of cumulative grade point avera...
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2020-03-04
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TNSB2234IntroAs introduced, allows county or city school districts to reestablish the office of elected school superintendent and outlines the qualifications of an elected superintendent. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-04
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TNSB2105IntroAs introduced, prohibits the use of semester hours attempted in ROTC courses to calculate a terminating event for a HOPE scholarship; prohibits use of grades received in ROTC courses to calculate an ROTC student's grade point average for purposes of ...
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2020-03-04
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TNSB1737IntroAs introduced, specifies that, beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, in order to teach kindergarten through grade three, a teacher must have received an evaluation demonstrating an overall performance effectiveness level of "above expectations" o...
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2020-03-04
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TNSB1785IntroAs introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability to conduct a study of before and after school programs available to K-12 students in this state and issue a report to the speaker and education committee of each chamber by F...
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2020-02-26
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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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2020-02-25
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TNSB2472IntroAs introduced, authorizes nonprofit organizations in this state to harvest trees from property owned by the University of Tennessee institute of agriculture if the wood is to be donated as firewood. - Amends TCA Title 11; Title 43; Title 49 and Title...
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2020-02-25
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TNHJR0680EngrossGary E. Luck, Board of Trustees of Austin Peay State University
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2020-02-24
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TNSB0599IntroAs introduced, allows a local education agency to submit the annual report, on methods of enforcing the employment standards for school resource officers, to the commissioner of education in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-20
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TNSB0591IntroAs introduced, changes the date, from October 1 to September 1, by which the office of coordinated school health in the department of education is required to provide an annual report on the implementation of the minimum physical activity requirement...
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2020-02-20
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TNSJR0865IntroEncourages Rutherford County Schools to develop a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee to permit the use of school facilities at a reduced fee or at no cost.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2804IntroAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2407IntroAs 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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2020-02-10
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TNSB2566IntroAs introduced, extends the date from March 15 to April 1 by which the Tennessee higher education commission must publish the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2703IntroAs introduced, requires the department's office for early learning to post its annual report on the status of pre-kindergarten programs on its website no later than November 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 37; Title 49 and Title 71.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2823IntroAs introduced, specifies the type of misconduct for which the state board of education may reprimand, suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or renew an educator's license. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 5.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2227IntroAs introduced, discourages the department from contracting with a private vendor, and encourages and authorizes the department to select one or more public four-year postsecondary institutions located in this state, for the provision of the Tennessee...
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2558IntroAs introduced, adds rights to the list of rights afforded to teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2721IntroAs introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability to also report its findings annually to the governor concerning its research, analyses, evaluations, and other projects. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9 and Title 49.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2446IntroAs introduced, requires, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, each Title I public high school to provide at least one driver education course for its students. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2349IntroAs 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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2020-02-10
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TNSB2805IntroAs 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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2020-02-10
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TNSB2720IntroAs introduced, changes from January 1 to February 1 the date by which the department of correction must submit a report to the education and judiciary committees of the senate and the house of representatives detailing the higher education opportunit...
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2315IntroAs introduced, requires the Tennessee financial literacy commission's annual report on its activities to be filed with the office of research and education accountability, in addition to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-10
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TNSB2371IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2020-02-10
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