Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Education Committee

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TNSB1815IntroAs introduced, limits the number of Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests administered to students in grades three through 12. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-01-29
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TNSB1822IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide opportunity for enrollment in a pre-kindergarten program to all children who are four years of age by September 30 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 51 and Title 49.
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2020-01-29
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TNSJR0745IntroLarry Jensen, State Board of Education
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0748IntroDr. Ken Burger, English Language Arts and Math Standards Recommendation Committee
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2020-01-27
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TNSB1787IntroAs introduced, deletes the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0735IntroChristine P. Richards, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0744IntroMarcie Rudd, Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0746IntroLillian Hartgrove, State Board of Education
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0738IntroEddie Smith, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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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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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0734IntroAlan Levine, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0743IntroDean Mills, Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0751IntroDr. Shannon Duncan, English Language Arts and Math Standards Recommendation Committee
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0750IntroLeslie Clifton, English Language Arts and Math Standards Recommendation Committee
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0741IntroTom Griscom, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0740IntroTerence Patterson, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0736IntroDave Hanson, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0739IntroMary Pierce, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0749IntroJoseph Wingfield, English Language Arts and Math Standards Recommendation Committee
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0747IntroNate Morrow, State Board of Education
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0742IntroWendy Tucker, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSJR0737IntroDerwin Sisnett, Public Charter School Commission
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2020-01-27
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TNSB1790IntroAs introduced, permits the commissioner to grant an LEA a waiver of average class size limits to assist the LEA with funding a grow your own program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and ...
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2020-01-27
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TNSB1759IntroAs introduced, requires the department, in consultation with the department of health, to develop a standardized form that students can use to report allergies; requires each public school to use the form developed by the department to maintain a rec...
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2020-01-23
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TNSB1760IntroAs introduced, encourages local boards of education to develop partnerships with nonprofit youth leadership and development organizations in their community to permit the use of school buildings and school property at a reduced fee or at no cost to t...
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2020-01-23
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TNSB1636IntroAs 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.
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2020-01-23
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TNSB1729IntroAs introduced, requires public institutions of higher education to classify a student who is the spouse or dependent child of a service member as an in-state student for tuition purposes, regardless of the spouse's or dependent child's domicile or pl...
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2020-01-23
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TNSB1755IntroAs introduced, allows a director of schools, or the director's designee, to determine whether a suspended or expelled student should be required to attend alternative school or an alternative program, to remove a student from alternative school or an...
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2020-01-23
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TNSB1767IntroAs introduced, creates a student athlete graduation grant fund to provide a source of funding for one-time payments to eligible student athletes who graduate from public four-year postsecondary institutions located in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4...
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2020-01-23
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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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2020-01-23
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TNSB1740IntroAs 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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2020-01-23
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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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2020-01-23
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TNSB1728IntroAs introduced, establishes the grading scale that must be used to assign letter grades to students enrolled in grades nine through 12 for purposes of reporting students' grades for postsecondary financial assistance; specifies that the state board or...
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2020-01-23
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TNSB1719IntroAs introduced, exempts an LEA from having to assign a student who has been suspended for 10 days or less or expelled for a zero tolerance offense to an alternative school; removes references to "alternative programs"; outlines factors for an LEA's di...
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2020-01-23
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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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2020-01-23
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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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2020-01-23
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TNSB1637IntroAs introduced, permits a student whose IEP provides testing accommodations to use the same accommodations when taking an assessment under the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) or an end-of-course examination. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-01-23
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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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2020-01-23
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TNSB1641IntroAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from requiring a student to submit a high school transcript or GED certificate as part of the institution's admission process if the student has completed an associate degree at a regi...
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2020-01-23
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TNSB1741IntroAs introduced, requires the corporation to establish a four-year pilot program to award completion grants to Tennessee Promise scholarship students who have an immediate financial need or who are experiencing a financial hardship that may prevent the...
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2020-01-23
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TNSR0089IntroWeston Wamp, Board of Regents
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0689IntroBrad Box, University of Tennessee Board of Trustees
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0684IntroDr. Deborah A. Cole, Board of Trustees of Tennessee State University
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0682IntroBilly P. Atkins, Board of Trustees of Austin Peay State University
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0696IntroFred Lowery, Board of Trustees of Tennessee Technological University
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0698IntroRhedona Rose, Board of Trustees of Tennessee Technological University
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSR0090IntroDanni B. Varlan, Board of Regents
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0693IntroCarol L. Roberts, Board of Trustees of University of Memphis
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0701IntroPamela J. Wright, Board of Trustees of Middle Tennessee State University
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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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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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm]
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