Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Education Committee

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TNSB0298IntroAs introduced, changes the amount of physical education class time that must be taught by a licensed teacher with an endorsement in physical education from at least 60 minutes to at least 30 minutes; authorizes LEAs to allow additional physical educa...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0365IntroAs introduced, requires local boards of education to notify the commissioner of education when a board declares itself a high performing school district; requires the commissioner to post a list of high performing school districts on the department's...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0337IntroAs introduced, requires the department to pay for certain background investigations conducted by the Tennessee bureau of investigation and the federal bureau of investigation for LEA employees who hold a position as a teacher or any other position re...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0299IntroAs introduced, permits certain incarcerated persons who are allowed to enroll in courses offered by a community college or Tennessee college of applied technology pursuant to an approved release plan to receive a Tennessee reconnect grant. - Amends T...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0296IntroAs 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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2019-02-04
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TNSB0334IntroAs introduced, increases, from 10 days to 15 business days, the deadline for an LEA to deliver to the commissioner of education a copy of the audit report of the LEA's school funds. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 3.
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0356IntroAs introduced, under certain circumstances, waives waiting period to reschedule skills examination for applicants for school bus endorsement; revises other related requirements. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 21 and Title 55, Chapter 50.
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0336IntroAs introduced, disqualifies relatives of an LEA's director of schools, a member of the LEA's central office staff, or a member of the LEA's board of education from serving as a member of the LEA's board of education; exempts members of a local board ...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0319IntroAs introduced, declares it the intent of the general assembly that the dual enrollment grant program be fully funded from net proceeds of the state lottery before any funds are transferred to the Tennessee Promise scholarship endowment fund. - Amends...
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2019-02-04
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TNSB0269IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the process required for an LEA to sell surplus property. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 20.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0268IntroAs introduced, prohibits the board from modifying the uniform grading systems for students enrolled in grades K-12 more than once every three school years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0184IntroAs introduced, eliminates an unused definition from the lottery scholarship provisions. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0185IntroAs introduced, allows the department of education to post its annual report on its website in lieu of distributing the report to certain persons and entities. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0186IntroAs introduced, decreases from 30 to 20 the number of days a municipal corporation must wait before enforcing or ceasing to enforce traffic ordinances on the campus of a state institution within its borders after receiving a request from the instituti...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0190IntroAs introduced, changes from February 1 to February 15 the date by which the commissioner must annually report to the governor and the general assembly on implementation of and compliance with the SAVE Act. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0189IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to inform LEAs before each school year if sufficient funds have been appropriated to pay the cost of the required college entrance examination for students who want to take the examination a secon...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0252IntroAs introduced, changes from October 1 to November 1 the date by which child care programs must submit an annual report to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0188IntroAs introduced, requires each institution governed by the board of regents or a state university board to make the grievance procedure for its support staff employees available on its website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-01-31
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TNSJR0117IntroFrank Cagle, Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-01-31
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TNSJR0120IntroNeel Durbin, Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0262IntroAs introduced, imposes a maximum allotment of time for standardized testing each school year based on a student's grade level; excludes assessments used to assess a student's readiness for postsecondary education and assessments required by an LEA or...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0274IntroAs introduced, changes from March 15 to March 1 the date by which the Tennessee higher education commission must submit the annual Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book to the governor and the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0198IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0270IntroAs introduced, includes preschool programs operated by an LEA for children with disabilities in the programs subject to annual appropriations; directs the commissioner to annually recommend a funding amount per classroom for preschool programs for ch...
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0197IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Local Education Capital Investment Act." - Amends TCA Title 67, Chapter 6.
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2019-01-31
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TNSB0063IntroAs introduced, expands career and technical education programs to middle school grades; requires the board of career and technical education to plan facilities for comprehensive career and technical training for middle school students. - Amends TCA T...
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2019-01-30
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TNSB0070IntroAs introduced, increases, from one to three, the minimum number of board members who must be employed, at the time of the appointment, as a K-12 public school teacher, beginning with appointments made on or after January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Title 4...
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2019-01-30
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TNSB0052IntroAs introduced, requires TSAC to award $500 for each of the first four courses taken under a dual enrollment grant. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-01-30
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TNSB0050IntroAs introduced, requires the department to create a three-year early learning pilot program, to begin in the 2019-2020 school year, to identify early learning programs that provide opportunities for quality early childhood education and improvement in...
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2019-01-28
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TNSB0019IntroAs introduced, authorizes a county or city governing body to require the director of schools to face a retention election; prohibits a local board of education from extending the contract of a director of schools if a majority of those voting on the ...
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2019-01-19
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