Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Education Committee

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TNSB1829Intro

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As introduced, requires the board, in consultation with the department of education, to develop an alternative graduation pathway for high school students interested in pursuing technical training or a technical career after graduation; authorizes th...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1895Intro

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As introduced, requires a charter school's governing body to submit the proposed compensation of a member of its licensed administrative or supervisory staff to its authorizer for approval if the proposed compensation exceeds 150 percent of the avera...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2213Intro

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As introduced, prohibits the use of corporal punishment against students; deletes various provisions relative to the use of corporal punishment. - Amends TCA Title 36; Title 37; Title 39; Title 41 and Title 49.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2021Intro

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As introduced, requires the commissioner to notify each LEA when the office of research and education accountability publishes a report germane to kindergarten through grade 12 education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2250Intro

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As introduced, requires LEAs to allow nonresident students to enroll in a school in which spaces are available. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1134Intro

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As introduced, changes from October 1 to October 15, the date by which an LEA operating a charter school is required to catalog all underutilized or vacant properties owned or operated by the LEA or within an educational facility owned or operated by...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2173Intro

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As introduced, prohibits an LEA from suspending or expelling a student enrolled in any of the grades pre-kindergarten through two unless the student's behavior endangers the physical safety of others; authorizes an LEA to suspend such a student for s...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1835Intro

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As introduced, requires a person appointed by the governor to serve as the commissioner of education to be confirmed by the general assembly by joint resolution in order to serve as the chief executive officer of the department; requires the commissi...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2509Intro

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As introduced, authorizes the commissioner to waive the learning loss bridge camp requirements for an LEA that provided students more than 180 days of classroom instruction in the previous school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, C...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2200Intro

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As introduced, requires the state to pay each licensed teacher employed in the public schools of this state a bonus in an amount equal to one additional monthly installment of the teacher's salary for the respective year or $1,000, whichever is great...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1216Intro

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As introduced, prohibits the state textbook and instructional materials quality commission from recommending or listing, the state board of education from approving for local adoption or from granting a waiver for, and LEAs and public charter schools...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2589Intro

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As introduced, establishes that if a student takes the assessment for postsecondary readiness and career readiness, then the highest score of the assessments will be used in determining the school grade and principal's evaluation; specifies that a st...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0808Intro

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As introduced, enacts the Adequate Funding Program for Education; revises funding for public education through the BEP. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2271Intro

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As introduced, adds the education instruction committee of the house of representatives as a recipient of the department's report regarding each LEA's compliance with the requirement to notify an association that regulates interscholastic athletics o...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2543Intro

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As introduced, increases the number of BEP funded full-time public school nurse positions from one per 3,000 students to one per 750 students; increases the number of full-time public school nurses considered sufficient for the public school nurse pr...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2738Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to develop a database that contains certain information regarding the department's contracts and grants and publish the database on the department's website; requires each LEA to publish the database on the LEA'...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0523Intro

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As introduced, increases from 16 to 20 point font the minimum font size that must be used by a postsecondary educational institution on a transferability of credits disclosure required to be given to a student prior to the student signing an enrollme...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0446Intro

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As introduced, expands the definition of "eligible postsecondary institution" to include certain private postsecondary institutions for purposes of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2006Intro

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As introduced, requires an LEA's policy on the inspection of school instructional materials by parents and legal guardians of students enrolled in the LEA to allow a student's parent or legal guardian to check out from the student's school one set of...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2655Intro

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As introduced, increases, from 180 to 190 days, the period of time during which a family of a prisoner of war or veteran missing in action may provide official documentation from the United States government to the department of education to prove th...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2568Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of human services to administer a grant program, using temporary assistance for needy families program funds, for LEAs to create certain positions. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 71.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1961Intro

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As introduced, extends a 25 percent discount on tuition to any state institution of higher education to every child under 24 years of age whose parent is employed as a school nurse in a public school in Tennessee. - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 49, C...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSJR1082Intro

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Dr. Jodi Rump, Science and Social Studies Standards Recommendation Committee
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2654Intro

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As introduced, directs the department of education to review its strategic plans for the development of early childhood education programs in low income areas of this state to determine if there are areas of improvement to be made that need legislati...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2278Intro

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As introduced, revises various provisions of the Professional Educators Collaborative Conferencing Act of 2011. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0227Intro

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As introduced, requires, beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, each local education agency and public charter school to provide students with age-appropriate and grade-appropriate instruction on firearm safety. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2596Intro

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As introduced, broadens, from only Madison County to statewide, the authority to recall a local board of education member. - Amends TCA Title 6, Chapter 31, Part 3 and Title 49.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2792Intro

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As introduced, sets the BEP instructional salary unit cost for the 2022-2023 fiscal year at the statewide average licensed teacher salary for the 2020-2021 school year. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Ti...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1889Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to contract for the development of assessments to be annually administered to students in grades nine and 10 in the subjects of English, math, reading, and science to replace certain end-of-course assessments ad...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2680Intro

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As introduced, changes the date by which THEC must report its findings concerning scholarship and grant programs to the general assembly from October 1 to October 30. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8 and Title 49.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2265Intro

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As introduced, revises the dismissal process for nonlicensed employees of an LEA by requiring the LEA's director of schools to give the nonlicensed employee notice of the charges for dismissal and an opportunity for a hearing in the same manner provi...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2238Intro

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As introduced, authorizes qualified students to receive both the Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant and the Tennessee Reconnect Grant to attend an institution that provides an information technology industry recognized credential. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2791Intro

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As introduced, changes, from October 1 to October 15, the date by which the department of education is required to submit a report to the education committees of the senate and the house of representatives containing certain student and advanced cour...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2829Intro

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As introduced, specifies that the office of early learning's report regarding the status of pre-kindergarten programs must be submitted by July 1 of each year to the governor and general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 14; Title 49 and Title 68.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2585Intro

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As introduced, increases, from five years to seven years, the amount of time that schools must maintain records of armed intruder drills conducted to comply with the SAVE Act. - Amends TCA Title 38; Title 39 and Title 49.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1963Intro

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As introduced, requires students who begin the ninth grade in a public or nonpublic high school in this state to attend public or nonpublic high school for four full school years unless the student is exempt from compulsory attendance, has successful...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2579Intro

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As introduced, prohibits a parent or guardian of a student who has accumulated five or more days of unexcused absences during the school year from withdrawing the student from school during the school year except for certain circumstances. - Amends T...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2536Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "K-12 Block Grant Act," which distributes block grants to each LEA to improve the quality of education; appropriates $250 million from excess state tax revenues over-collected in fiscal years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 for K-12...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2316Intro

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As introduced, adds William R. Moore College of Technology as an eligible institution for receipt of Tennessee reconnect grants and Wilder-Naifeh technical skills grants. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2597Intro

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As introduced, authorizes an LEA or public charter school to enroll, or deny enrollment to, students who are unlawfully present in the United States; eliminates state education funding for students who are unlawfully present in the United States; req...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1873Intro

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As introduced, increases, from one-half credit to one credit, the number of credits that may be awarded to a student for work completed in a released time course under a policy adopted by a local school board. - Amends TCA Section 49-2-130.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2593Intro

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As introduced, extends the issuances of teacher endorsement exemptions and teacher temporary permits for courses with end-of-course exams to the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years; requires the state board of education to promulgate rules to create...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2837Intro

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As introduced, authorizes the dyslexia advisory council to submit the council's annual report to the education committee of the senate and the education instruction committee of the house of representatives electronically. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2036Intro

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As introduced, removes the required open enrollment period and certain open enrollment requirements; requires LEAs to create their own open enrollment policy. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2594Intro

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As introduced, requires the commissioner to report certain information regarding teacher license renewal requirement waivers submitted to the commissioner by teachers who, on each of their last three evaluations, received an overall performance effec...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2253Intro

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As introduced, requires each LEA to publish a link on the LEA's website to the course access catalog on the department of education's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2040Intro

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As introduced, requires that the Tennessee HOPE scholarship award amount per student per academic year be no less than 50 percent of the average cost of attendance for the four-year public institutions of higher education for the respective academic ...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2378Intro

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As introduced, authorizes the commissioner to appoint representatives of various state government departments, offices, and agencies to the student support collaborative; requires the collaborative to meet during 2022 and develop a plan for expanding...
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2022-03-09
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1941Intro

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As introduced, allows counties and municipalities to reestablish the office of elected school superintendent. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-03-09
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2642Intro

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As introduced, requires the board to post on its website a list of the states with which the board has entered into a reciprocal agreement. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2022-03-09
To Senate Education Committee
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