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TNHB9002Intro

Recessed
As introduced, permits an election for school board members to be conducted on a partisan basis; permits a person seeking a position on a school board to campaign as the nominee or representative of a political party. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 4...
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2021-10-29
No action taken
TNHB9005Intro

Recessed
As introduced, establishes uniform standards for persons subject to COVID-19 face covering requirements in schools by prohibiting a local board of education or public school from requiring students to wear a mask and by establishing a process through...
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2021-10-28
To House Covid-19 Committee
TNHB9015Intro

Recessed
As introduced, establishes uniform standards for face covering requirements in schools due to COVID-19 by authorizing a local board of education or public charter school governing body to revise its dress code or code of conduct to establish that wea...
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2021-10-28
To House Covid-19 Committee
TNSB9003Intro

Recessed
As introduced, permits an election for school board members to be conducted on a partisan basis; permits a person seeking a position on a school board to campaign as the nominee or representative of a political party. - Amends TCA Title 2 and Title 4...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Education Committee
TNHB9065Intro

Recessed
As introduced, affirms the ability of an LEA to establish uniform standards and implementation of COVID-19 health and safety protocols; provides immunity to an LEA and certain officials from civil actions regarding the establishment and implementatio...
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2021-10-28
No Action Taken
TNHB9058Intro

Recessed
As introduced, prohibits the state from withholding or reducing state funding to an LEA due to the LEA implementing COVID-19 health and safety protocols. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9 and Title 49.
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2021-10-28
No Action Taken
TNSB9075Intro

Recessed
As introduced, expands, from only Madison County to all counties, the authorization to recall a local board of education member; decreases from 66 percent to more than 50 percent the amount needed to recall a local board of education member. - Amends...
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2021-10-28
Passed on Second Consideration, held on desk.
TNSB9057Intro

Recessed
As introduced, prohibits the state from withholding or reducing state funding to an LEA due to the LEA implementing COVID-19 health and safety protocols. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 9 and Title 49.
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2021-10-28
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB9058Intro

Recessed
As introduced, affirms the ability of an LEA to establish uniform standards and implementation of COVID-19 health and safety protocols; provides immunity to an LEA and certain officials from civil actions regarding the establishment and implementatio...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0449PassAs enacted, requires an LEA to allocate prorated daily per pupil state and local funding to an out-of-state residential mental health facility if a student of the LEA is admitted to the facility and certain conditions are met. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-06-02
Pub. Ch. 589
TNHB0713PassAs enacted, requires an LEA to allocate prorated daily per pupil state and local funding to an out-of-state residential mental health facility if a student of the LEA is admitted to the facility and certain conditions are met. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-06-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 589
TNSB0788PassAs enacted, requires each LEA to have an open enrollment period in which a parent or guardian of a student may seek to transfer the parent's or guardian's student to a school in the LEA that the student is not zoned to attend. - Amends TCA Title 49, ...
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2021-05-21
Pub. Ch. 479
TNHB1305PassAs enacted, requires each LEA to have an open enrollment period in which a parent or guardian of a student may seek to transfer the parent's or guardian's student to a school in the LEA that the student is not zoned to attend. - Amends TCA Title 49, ...
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2021-05-21
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 479
TNHB0212PassAs enacted, authorizes LEAs to develop and implement a "Stop the Bleed" program and provides limited civil immunity to LEAs, schools, and LEA employees for personal injuries resulting from the use of items in a bleeding control kit; establishes requi...
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2021-05-18
Pub. Ch. 389
TNSB0634PassAs enacted, authorizes LEAs to develop and implement a "Stop the Bleed" program and provides limited civil immunity to LEAs, schools, and LEA employees for personal injuries resulting from the use of items in a bleeding control kit; establishes requi...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 389
TNHB0925PassAs enacted, adds certain cyber security-related information to the information that the state-level safety team must include in the template safety plan that LEAs must adopt as part of their comprehensive district-wide and building-level school safet...
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2021-05-18
Pub. Ch. 335
TNSB1425PassAs enacted, adds certain cyber security-related information to the information that the state-level safety team must include in the template safety plan that LEAs must adopt as part of their comprehensive district-wide and building-level school safet...
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2021-05-18
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 335
TNSB1377PassAs enacted, authorizes LEAs to purchase technology using state school funds for textbooks and instructional materials in a school year immediately following a textbook adoption cycle in which the state textbook and instructional materials quality com...
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2021-05-05
Pub. Ch. 276
TNHB0795PassAs enacted, authorizes LEAs to purchase technology using state school funds for textbooks and instructional materials in a school year immediately following a textbook adoption cycle in which the state textbook and instructional materials quality com...
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2021-05-05
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 276
TNHB0890PassAs enacted, authorizes an LEA to remove a student from the regular school program without assigning the student to an alternative school or alternative program if the student was suspended or expelled for certain offenses that may threaten the safety...
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2021-05-04
Pub. Ch. 229
TNSB1223PassAs enacted, authorizes an LEA to remove a student from the regular school program without assigning the student to an alternative school or alternative program if the student was suspended or expelled for certain offenses that may threaten the safety...
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2021-05-04
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 229
TNHB0206PassAs enacted, revises the requirements for an LEA's progressive truancy intervention plan; requires, beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, that each progressive truancy plan adopted by an LEA include a first tier of schoolwide, truancy prevention-o...
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2021-05-03
Pub. Ch. 223
TNSB0273PassAs enacted, revises the requirements for an LEA's progressive truancy intervention plan; requires, beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, that each progressive truancy plan adopted by an LEA include a first tier of schoolwide, truancy prevention-o...
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2021-05-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 223
TNHB0842PassAs enacted, requires each high school to designate an apprenticeship training program contact; requires the department of education to compile and publish a list of the apprenticeship program contacts. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49; Title 62 and Tit...
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2021-05-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 206
TNSB0844PassAs enacted, requires each high school to designate an apprenticeship training program contact; requires the department of education to compile and publish a list of the apprenticeship program contacts. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49; Title 62 and Tit...
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2021-05-03
Pub. Ch. 206
TNSB1131Intro

Recessed
As introduced, creates the Tennessee rapid growth school district fund from which capital improvement grants are to be awarded in fiscal year 2021-2022 to LEAs experiencing rapidly growing student populations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title ...
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2021-05-03
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0203PassAs enacted, requires, subject to certain exceptions, a public school to credit a student who participates in an activity or program sponsored by 4-H as present for attendance purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30.
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2021-04-21
Pub. Ch. 116
TNHB0332PassAs enacted, requires, subject to certain exceptions, a public school to credit a student who participates in an activity or program sponsored by 4-H as present for attendance purposes. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 30.
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2021-04-21
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 116
TNHB1020Intro

Recessed
As introduced, requires an LEA to provide voter registration information by hand delivery, mail, or email to the LEA's students who are 18 years of age on or before a date of election. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 12.
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2021-04-14
To House Education Administration Committee
TNHB1174Intro

Recessed
As introduced, creates the Tennessee rapid growth school district fund from which capital improvement grants are to be awarded in fiscal year 2021-2022 to LEAs experiencing rapidly growing student populations. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title ...
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2021-04-14
To House Education Administration Committee
TNHB1210FailAs introduced, permits an LEA's notification to all teachers evaluated using a growth portfolio model of training and professional development opportunities available on growth portfolio models to be made electronically. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-14
Failed in Education Administration
TNSB0914FailAs introduced, requires an LEA to provide voter registration information by hand delivery, mail, or email to the LEA's students who are 18 years of age on or before a date of election. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 12.
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2021-04-07
Failed in Senate Education Committee / no second
TNSB0878Intro

Recessed
As introduced, permits an LEA's notification to all teachers evaluated using a growth portfolio model of training and professional development opportunities available on growth portfolio models to be made electronically. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB0003PassAs enacted, requires that a student's gender for purposes of participation in a public middle school or high school interscholastic athletic activity or event be determined by the student's sex at the time of the student's birth, as indicated on the ...
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2021-04-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 40
TNSB0228PassAs enacted, requires that a student's gender for purposes of participation in a public middle school or high school interscholastic athletic activity or event be determined by the student's sex at the time of the student's birth, as indicated on the ...
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2021-04-06
Pub. Ch. 40
TNSB0376Intro

Recessed
As introduced, reduces from 25 to 20, and from 20 to 15, respectively, the maximum class size and the average grade level unit classroom size for grades kindergarten through three in a school in which 50 percent or more of the school's third grade st...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1177Intro

Recessed
As introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period of time after an LEA receives the audit report of the LEA's school funds that the LEA is required to deliver a copy of the report to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
TNHB0727Intro

Recessed
As introduced, requires each public school to have at least one student-accessible water bottle filling station within the school. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-03-30
Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Administration
TNHB0837Intro

Recessed
As introduced, enacts the "Opportunity Scholarships Program," which creates a scholarship program for students who reside in certain LEAs with a minimum average growth of two percent in average daily membership over the previous five fiscal years to ...
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2021-03-30
To House Education Instruction Subcommittee
TNHB0815Intro

Recessed
As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Anti-Lunch Shaming Act"; prohibits a school from taking certain actions against a student who cannot pay for a meal, or who has accumulated a meal debt; requires a school to provide a United States department of a...
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2021-03-30
To House K-12 Subcommittee
TNHB1000Intro

Recessed
As introduced, reduces from 25 to 20, and from 20 to 15, respectively, the maximum class size and the average grade level unit classroom size for grades kindergarten through three in a school in which 50 percent or more of the school's third grade st...
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2021-03-30
To House K-12 Subcommittee
TNHB1228Intro

Recessed
As introduced, allows county or city school districts to reestablish the office of elected school superintendent and outlines the qualifications of an elected superintendent. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-03-23
Def. to Summer Study in K-12 Subcommittee
TNSB0232Intro

Recessed
As introduced, requires, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, a student in any grade kindergarten through five (K-5) who is identified as in need of Tier II or Tier III interventions according to the department of education's RTI² framework to ...
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2021-03-11
Withdrawn.
TNSB1210Intro

Recessed
As introduced, requires a local board of education or the governing body of a public charter school to incorporate water bottle filling stations as part of any new school building construction; major renovation; or substantial repair, replacement, or...
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2021-03-08
To Senate Education Committee
TNHB0096Intro

Recessed
As introduced, prohibits an LEA from employing a person who is a relative of the LEA's director of schools or a relative of a member of the LEA's local board of education unless the commissioner of education approves the relative's employment in writ...
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2021-03-02
Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Administration
TNHB1431Intro

Recessed
As introduced, requires a local board of education or the governing body of a public charter school to incorporate water bottle filling stations as part of any new school building construction; major renovation; or substantial repair, replacement, or...
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2021-03-01
Assigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee
TNHB1225Intro

Recessed
As introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period of time after an LEA receives the audit report of the LEA's school funds that the LEA is required to deliver a copy of the report to the commissioner of education. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2021-02-24
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB0236Intro

Recessed
As introduced, requires each LEA to develop and implement instructional programs aligned with state academic standards that incorporate science and social studies concepts into the English language arts instruction for students in kindergarten throug...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNHB0883Intro

Recessed
As introduced, changes the timeframe within which written notice must be provided by a local board or director of schools to a teacher of dismissal or failure to reelect from received within five business days following the last instructional day of ...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn.
TNSB1010Intro

Recessed
As introduced, allows county or city school districts to reestablish the office of elected school superintendent and outlines the qualifications of an elected superintendent. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
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