Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Education Committee | Introduced

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TNSB1243IntroAs introduced, requires students to pass a civics test to receive a full diploma upon graduation from high school; requires LEAs to include all 100 questions from the United States civics test, instead of only 25 to 50 questions, on the civics test p...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSR0022IntroInstructs Tennessee's public universities to work with athletic conferences in opposition to NCAA's prohibition on compensation of student athletes and work for repeal of related rules and policies.
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2019-03-21
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TNSB1061IntroAs introduced, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities ...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0760IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide students with characteristics of dyslexia appropriate tiered dyslexia-specific intervention through services provided by a teacher trained in dyslexia intervention; requires the department of education to emplo...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0187IntroAs introduced, requires the safety instruction provided by a school to include information about the proper and safe usage of dockless electric scooters, if such scooters are available for use in the area around the school. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0213IntroAs introduced, changes from October 1 to September 15, the date by which the commissioner shall notify any school and its respective LEA if the school is among the bottom 10 percent of schools in overall achievement. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 ...
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2019-03-20
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TNSB1230IntroAs introduced, changes, from February 1 to January 15, the date by which each governing board must provide a report to the office of legislative budget analysis with information regarding expenditures of revenues derived from any tuition and fees inc...
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2019-03-20
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TNSB1260IntroAs introduced, requires the office of research and education accountability (OREA) to study whether community schools are providing effective on-the-job training opportunities to students and file a report containing the findings, conclusions, and re...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB1046IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs to provide free feminine hygiene products in eligible public high schools. - Amends TCA Title 49 and Title 68.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0441IntroAs introduced, expands the definition of "eligible independent postsecondary institution" to include certain private postsecondary institutions for purposes of scholarships and grants funded from net proceeds of the state lottery. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2019-03-20
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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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB1058IntroAs introduced, deletes an obsolete provision requiring the office of research and education accountability to report on whether community schools have met their education and community goals to the education committees of the general assembly by Nove...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0773IntroAs introduced, changes from October 1 to October 31 of each year the date by which the department of labor and workforce development must provide data on the state's anticipated workforce needs and other information to the commission. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0373IntroAs introduced, reduces, from 30 percent to 15 percent, the portion of a teacher's evaluation that must be comprised of student achievement data, if the teacher does not have access to individual data representative of student growth; allows the teach...
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2019-03-20
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TNSB1035IntroAs introduced, requires a local board of education that maintains an internet website and that establishes a program of school-based decision making that authorizes school personnel, including classroom teachers, to decide the school budget to post t...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0182IntroAs introduced, requires local boards of education to adopt policies to allow a parent to view photos or video footage collected from a camera or video camera installed inside a school bus under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1;...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0936IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Teacher Residency Program Grant Act"; requires the department to establish and administer a program of grants for university teacher preparation programs and LEAs to create teacher residency programs. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0443IntroAs introduced, requires that statewide assessment scores used in the calculation of students' final course grade be returned to districts at least five instructional days before the end of the course. - Amends TCA Section 49-1-617.
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2019-03-20
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TNSB0273IntroAs introduced, encourages LEAs to provide an age-appropriate seizure education program to teach students about seizures and seizure disorders; encourages the state board of education to promulgate rules for the development and implementation of seizu...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSJR0193IntroLynne "Michelle" Bowman, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-03-20
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TNSB0033IntroAs introduced, removes the Tennessee School for the Deaf from the Tennessee School for the Blind facilities beginning with the 2022-2023 school year; changes from Davidson County to middle Tennessee the location at which a Tennessee School for the De...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB1195IntroAs introduced, allows the department 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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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0728IntroAs 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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2019-03-20
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TNSB0305IntroAs introduced, specifies that nutritional standards adopted by the state board of education do not prohibit LEAs and schools from offering whole milk as a food choice for students. - Amends TCA Title 43; Title 44; Title 49 and Title 53.
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2019-03-20
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TNSJR0116IntroKaren Clark, Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0601IntroAs introduced, changes, from within the first year of service to within the first six months of service, the time in which a state university board member appointed or selected on or after July 1, 2019, must attend an orientation administered by the ...
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2019-03-20
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TNSB1251IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to state education laws; revises certain duties of the commissioner of education; transfers certain duties from the department of education to local boards of education; transfers certain duties from the state boa...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0604IntroAs introduced, requires students expelled in grades seven through 12 to attend alternative school; requires a governing body of a public charter school to establish an alternative educational setting for students suspended from the regular school pro...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0831IntroAs introduced, extends for a student who becomes pregnant during the four-month period immediately preceding the date on which the student completes high school in a Tennessee home school program, obtains a GED® or HiSET®, or graduates from high sc...
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2019-03-20
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TNSB0442IntroAs introduced, authorizes LEAs that receive pre-kindergarten program approval to utilize an alternative academic growth indicator approved by the state board of education and adopted by the LEA, rather than the pre-k/kindergarten growth portfolio mod...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm]
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TNSB0064IntroAs introduced, requires each local board of education to adopt a policy requiring all K-12 teachers, principals, and assistant principals employed by the LEA to participate in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) training on an annual basis. - Amends...
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2019-03-13
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TNSB0953IntroAs introduced, directs the department to establish a process by which the department will reimburse the parent of an economically disadvantaged student for fees and costs associated with taking one advanced placement examination that are not otherwis...
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2019-03-13
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TNSB0295IntroAs introduced, directs that any interest accruing on the balance of an LEA's dedicated education fund that remains unexpended at the end of a fiscal year must be returned to the fund balance and become part of the fund balance. - Amends TCA Title 49,...
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2019-03-13
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TNSB0623IntroAs introduced, requires the state board of education to provide professional development credit to a teacher who successfully completes a foreign language course that will assist the teacher in educating students for whom English is a second language...
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2019-03-12
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TNSB0917IntroAs introduced, allows, subject to available appropriations, students to take the ACT WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate examinations in lieu of retaking the postsecondary readiness examination required at grade 11. - Amends TCA Section ...
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2019-03-06
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TNSB0220IntroAs introduced, expands the category of independent students eligible for a Tennessee reconnect grant to include students who are not eligible to be claimed as a dependent for federal tax purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-27
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TNSB0820IntroAs introduced, requires in-service training in restorative justice discipline practices for all employees of an LEA; requires the course of instruction in all public schools to include content designed to educate children on restorative justice disci...
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2019-02-26
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TNSB0170IntroAs introduced, requires each local board of education to adopt a policy requiring schools within the LEA to perform an adverse childhood experiences assessment before suspending or expelling a student or requiring a student to attend in-school suspen...
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2019-02-26
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TNSB0800IntroAs introduced, establishes the Governor's Civics Seal to recognize public schools and local education agencies implementing high-quality civic education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.
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2019-02-19
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TNSB0775IntroAs introduced, requires the board of regents, the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee, and the state university boards to create and approve a policy requiring public institutions of higher education to compensate adjunct professors at l...
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2019-02-15
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TNSB0977IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for receipt of Wilder-Naifeh technical skills grants to students who are attending certain independent postsecondary institutions and who are otherwise eligible for the grants. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2019-02-14
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TNSJR0194IntroJack A. Parton, State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission
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2019-02-14
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TNSB1246IntroAs introduced, requires the best practices clearinghouse to present a report of its work to the education committee of the senate and the education committee of the house of representatives by January 31 each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1153IntroAs introduced, prohibits local boards of education and school administrators from suspending students in pre-kindergarten through grade two from attending school as a form of discipline. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1247IntroAs introduced, requires the department to publish the list of art supplies that are certified nontoxic by the Arts and Creative Materials Institute on the department's website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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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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2019-02-11
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TNSB0834IntroAs introduced, changes from two weeks to four weeks the time period following written notice to the affected board of education within which the commissioner of education may, upon due hearing, withhold and declare forfeited state school funds due an...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1240IntroAs introduced, requires each governing board of a state institution of higher education to perform a cost-benefit analysis for each institution under the governing board's authority; requires each governing board to report the results of each cost-be...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0832IntroAs introduced, allows the LEA to provide a copy of a student's report card to the parent or parents of the student electronically. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1149IntroAs introduced, requires, beginning with the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the number of instructional positions funded under the BEP to reflect the number of teachers a school district is required to employ to comply with maximum class size requirements. - ...
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2019-02-11
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