Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Education Committee

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TNSB1242IntroAs introduced, requires an LEA that designates its employees as classified, certified, or any other designation, to assign school nurses employed by the LEA the same designation as assigned to teachers. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0976IntroAs introduced, excludes nonrecurring funds appropriated by a local government for schools designated to be in priority status from the maintenance of local funding requirement for each year that the school is identified as a priority school plus one ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0823IntroAs introduced, requires TSAC to promulgate rules designating pregnancy as an approved medical leave of absence for purposes of the Tennessee HOPE scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1283IntroAs introduced, deletes from code a study on the economic feasibility of creating and utilizing a statewide comprehensive energy policy, the final report of which was due by December 15, 2014. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1110IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Director of Schools Transparency Act." - Amends TCA Title 8 and Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1199IntroAs introduced, requires the department to study, in consultation with the department of health, the feasibility of requiring a student to undergo an electrocardiogram test before the student may participate in interscholastic athletics; requires the ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1397IntroAs introduced, limits payroll deductions by an LEA to those deductions for employee benefits available through, or as a result of, employment by the LEA or charitable contributions to certain nonprofit organizations; limits the scope of collaborative...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1453IntroAs introduced, requires TSAC to report for each academic year, beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, the number of students eligible for a Tennessee HOPE scholarship for achieving at least a 3.0 GPA, for attaining a composite ACT score of at le...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1452IntroAs introduced, requires each LEA to conduct, within one month of commencing the 2019-2020 school year, a survey of the LEA's students to ascertain the proportion of students with internet access at home and to report the results of the survey to the ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0927IntroAs introduced, changes, from November 1 to October 1, the date by which the BEP review committee must provide the annual report on the BEP to the governor, the state board of education, the finance, ways and means committees of the senate and the hou...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1196IntroAs introduced, increases the amount of time from 30 to 45 days prior to adoption of a district-wide and building-level school safety plan that the local education agency shall make the plan available for public comment. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Titl...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1503IntroAs introduced, requires that only 5 percent of the evaluation criteria used to evaluate all teachers and principals be comprised of student achievement data based on student growth generated by assessments administered to students enrolled in an Engl...
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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-07
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TNSB0691IntroAs introduced, clarifies that THEC may submit its annual report on the condition of THEC to the governor and the general assembly in an electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0538IntroAs introduced, requires the department to annually report the total amount of education funding paid to each state agency responsible for the education of a child in state custody for the immediately preceding school year and to provide the report to...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0794IntroAs introduced, extends the initial student application period, from 30 days to 45 days, for all students zoned to attend, or who are currently enrolled in, a school that is eligible to be placed in the achievement school district to enroll in a chart...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0749IntroAs introduced, specifies that the board of education's promulgated rules regarding training, licensure, and employment qualifications of attendance supervisors must be in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act. - Amends TCA Title 4...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0668IntroAs introduced, requires, by February 15 of each year, the commission to provide a report to the general assembly detailing any state and federal funds appropriated to, and any matching funds received by, land-grant institutions of higher education in...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0488IntroAs introduced, authorizes an LEA to use the ACT, ACT Aspire, or SAT suites of assessments, instead of state-mandated assessments, to test students in grades 9-12 in the subjects of math and English language arts. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Tit...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0674IntroAs introduced, creates a four-year agriculture education pilot project for 11th and 12th grade students; requires the department to create and administer an educational program focused on agriculture education. - Amends TCA Title 43 and Title 49.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0565IntroAs introduced, allows a teacher who demonstrates an overall performance effectiveness level of "above expectations" or "significantly above expectations" for three consecutive years to receive an overall evaluation score of "above expectations" in ce...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0529IntroAs introduced, corrects outdated references to public television stations that may receive grants from the department of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0471IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the annual report on the chairs of excellence program must be submitted by the Tennessee higher education commission to each member of the education committee of the senate and the education committee of the house of rep...
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2019-02-07
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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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2019-02-07
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TNSB0670IntroAs introduced, requires the board to develop and adopt two alternative graduation pathways for public high school students, one designated the college preparatory track and one designated the technology track, to be implemented in all public high sch...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0631IntroAs introduced, requires the department to study and report on the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program and provide recommendations on the development of a process to provide high school and college credit to students achieving high scores on th...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0671IntroAs introduced, allows an 11th grade student to take an examination to assess the student's career readiness in lieu of the postsecondary readiness examination; adds, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, student achievement on examinations admini...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0669IntroAs introduced, requires an assessment provider responsible for the misadministration of an assessment to provide an incident report to the department and the LEA or LEAs in which the misadministration occurred no later than 30 days after the misadmin...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0795IntroAs introduced, extends, from 10 days to 30 days, the period of time after a local board of education orders a student's school assignment within which a parent, guardian, or legal representative may apply to the board for a hearing to challenge the r...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0523IntroAs introduced, decreases the amount of time, from 10 to five business days, within which a local administrative agency has to provide the personnel file of a previous employee seeking employment in another local administrative agency, if so requested...
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2019-02-07
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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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2019-02-07
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TNSB0606IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Hunger-Free Students Act"; prohibits a school from taking certain actions against a student who cannot pay for a meal, or who owes a meal debt; requires a school to assist parents and guardians in obtaining free o...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0524IntroAs introduced, allows a child care program to submit its annual report to the commissioner of education in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0776IntroAs introduced, sets the BEP instructional salary unit cost for the 2019-2020 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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2019-02-07
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TNSB0477IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to survey students, within one month of the start of the 2019-2020 school year, as to the availability of internet access in their homes and report results to the department of education; requires department to report the...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0745IntroAs introduced, allows a library board to submit its annual financial report to the county or city legislative body electronically. - Amends TCA Title 10; Title 29; Title 38; Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0676IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Grow Your Own Teacher Act"; requires the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation to create a loan-scholarship program for economically disadvantaged high school students who will become teachers at high-needs schools in th...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0605IntroAs introduced, allows a local board of education to consider whether the establishment of a new charter school will result in oversaturation of a school zone located within the LEA when considering whether to approve or deny a charter school applicat...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0750IntroAs introduced, specifies that the report provided by the Tennessee financial literacy commission to the general assembly must be submitted by February 1 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0509IntroAs introduced, requires the department to create a training program for LEAs and teachers evaluated using a growth portfolio model for pre-K-K teachers; allows an LEA to create an alternative growth portfolio model to measure the academic growth of p...
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2019-02-07
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TNSB0753IntroAs introduced, requires the department to release certain percentages of test questions and answers from the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests and end-of-course examinations to LEAs and public schools. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-07
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TNSJR0145IntroUrges all middle and high schools to have athletic trainers on staff.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0395IntroAs introduced, changes the deadline for publication of the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book from March 15 to March 30 each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0460IntroAs introduced, requires the department of education to submit the annual report detailing the operation of the virtual education programs to the comptroller of the treasury. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0444IntroAs introduced, changes from October 1 to October 15 the date by which an LEA with one or more charter schools must annually catalog all underutilized and vacant properties owned or operated by the LEA and all underutilized and vacant properties withi...
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2019-02-06
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TNSB0338IntroAs introduced, adds students who attended a nonpublic school or home school for the preceding school year to the category of students eligible for their parent to participate in the individualized education account program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Cha...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0330IntroAs introduced, decreases, from "at least two" to "at least one", the number of physical education class meetings an LEA must require elementary school students to attend each full school week. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0339IntroAs introduced, changes from February 15 to March 1 the date by which the state board of education, with the assistance of the department of education and the Tennessee higher education commission, must issue a report card or assessment on the effecti...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0327IntroAs introduced, requires the department to create and administer a coaching network for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers throughout the state, to begin in the 2019-2020 school year; declares certain goals for the coaching network; requires t...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0347IntroAs introduced, requires the commission to create a baccalaureate degree for veterans who retire with 20 years of service; requires each state institution of higher education that offers a baccalaureate degree program to award the degree created by th...
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2019-02-04
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