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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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