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TNSB0414EnrollAs introduced, enacts the "SEM Advancement Act," which requires a local board of education or charter school governing body to develop and adopt a policy that establishes criteria for the enrollment of students in grades seven through 12 into availab...
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2021-04-09
Signed by H. Speaker
TNHB0165IntroAs introduced, authorizes community schools and communities of schools to establish programs to make professional counseling services available to individuals held in correctional or detention facilities in this state. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter ...
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0525IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to notify electronically each LEA when the office of research and education accountability of the comptroller of the treasury publishes a report germane to K-12 education for dissemination by the ...
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0795IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the dyslexia advisory council must submit an annual report, on the dyslexia intervention services provided, to the education instruction committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-08
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB0587EnrollAs introduced, allows LEAs and private or church-related schools to use excess instructional time accumulated during the school year for serious outbreaks of illness affecting or endangering students or staff without requiring approval from the commi...
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2021-04-08
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNSB0103PassAs introduced, specifies that local boards of education and governing bodies of public charter schools, as applicable, have the sole authority to open or close schools during a public health emergency. - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 58 and Title 68.
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2021-04-07
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0122IntroAs introduced, enacts the "School Turnaround Pilot Program Act," which requires the department of education to develop and implement a five-year school turnaround pilot program for schools identified as in need of intervention. - Amends TCA Title 49,...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNHB0631IntroAs introduced, establishes a deaf mentor program to be carried out by the West Tennessee School for the Deaf in Jackson and the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Nashville and Knoxville. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 9.
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2021-04-07
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
TNSB0642FailAs introduced, authorizes community schools and communities of schools to establish programs to make professional counseling services available to individuals held in correctional or detention facilities in this state. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter ...
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2021-04-07
Failed in Senate Education Committee
TNSB0924IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to notify electronically each LEA when the office of research and education accountability of the comptroller of the treasury publishes a report germane to K-12 education for dissemination by the ...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB0879IntroAs introduced, changes the date by which the department must submit its annual report on the pilot program to improve parent-teacher engagement from July 31 to August 15. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0898FailAs introduced, revises bidding procedures for an LEA that does not follow the local governing body’s procedures to require 10 business days’ notice prior to the acceptance of bids for construction of, or additions to, buildings in excess of $10,0...
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2021-04-07
Failed in Senate Education Committee
TNHB0917IntroAs introduced, revises bidding procedures for an LEA that does not follow the local governing body’s procedures to require 10 business days’ notice prior to the acceptance of bids for construction of, or additions to, buildings in excess of $10,0...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Education Administration Committee
TNHB1131IntroAs introduced, prohibits a person who contracts with a school, local board of education, or child care program, or such person's employee, from coming into direct contact with children or entering the grounds of a school or child care center if the p...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Education Administration Committee
TNSB1190IntroAs introduced, specifies that the information the department of education must make publicly available concerning the course access program must be available by July 1 following the immediately preceding school year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNHB1207IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of education to file the commissioner's annual report concerning K-12 education by October 1 of each year instead of by November 1. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To House Education Administration Committee
TNHB1233IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Accommodations for All Children Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Finance, Ways & Means Committee
TNSB1377IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the dyslexia advisory council must submit an annual report, on the dyslexia intervention services provided, to the education instruction committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1474IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Keep Kids in School Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1360IntroAs introduced, extends, beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, the counties within which each LEA must implement a program of family life education from counties with a pregnancy rate of 19.5 pregnancies for every 1,000 females ages 15 to 17 to al...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1345IntroAs introduced, specifies that the early grades reading report annually prepared by the department of education must be sent to the education administration committee instead of the education committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1426IntroAs introduced, changes from January 31 to January 15 the date by which the department of health must provide the governor's office, the speaker of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives a report of the aggregate results of all BM...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNHB1342IntroAs introduced, requires that a student must sign, instead of initial, a copy of the transferability of credits disclosure that postsecondary educational institutions are required to provide. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNSB1343IntroAs introduced, establishes August 1 of each year as the deadline for the commissioner of education to submit the detailed report of the commissioner's various acts for the preceding school year and the state of the public school system to the governo...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB1266IntroAs introduced, establishes August 1 of each year as the deadline for the commissioner of education to submit the detailed report of the commissioner's various acts for the preceding school year and the state of the public school system to the governo...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Education Administration Committee
TNSB1424IntroAs introduced, prohibits a person who contracts with a school, local board of education, or child care program, or such person's employee, from coming into direct contact with children or entering the grounds of a school or child care center if the p...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB1335IntroAs introduced, changes the date by which the department must submit its annual report on the pilot program to improve parent-teacher engagement from July 31 to August 15. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Administration
TNSB1313IntroAs introduced, prohibits a school from forcing, coercing, or requiring a student to receive an immunization for COVID-19; prohibits a school from taking an adverse action against a student who refuses to receive an immunization against COVID-19; proh...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1336IntroAs introduced, deletes antiquated language that required the comptroller's office to study the formation and operation of community schools and report its finding by November 1, 2018. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1581IntroAs introduced, allows the advisory council for the education of students with disabilities to submit its annual report electronically to the governor, the general assembly, and the state board of education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
To Senate Education Committee
TNHB1403IntroAs introduced, requires schools, nursery schools, preschools, child care facilities, and public institutions of higher education to include information on immunization exemptions on any communications to students or parents regarding immunization req...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Health Committee
TNHB1421IntroAs introduced, prohibits a school from forcing, coercing, or requiring a student to receive an immunization for COVID-19; prohibits a school from taking an adverse action against a student who refuses to receive an immunization against COVID-19; proh...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Health Committee
TNHB1443IntroAs introduced, specifies that the early grades reading report annually prepared by the department of education must be sent to the education administration committee instead of the education committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Tit...
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2021-04-07
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNHB1501IntroAs introduced, enacts the "School Turnaround Pilot Program Act," which requires the department of education to develop and implement a five-year school turnaround pilot program for schools identified as in need of intervention. - Amends TCA Title 49,...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Education Administration Committee
TNHB1516IntroAs introduced, deletes antiquated language that required the comptroller's office to study the formation and operation of community schools and report its finding by November 1, 2018. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Education Instruction Committee
TNHB1591IntroAs introduced, requires, if an appeal of a mandatory retention in third grade based on a student's scores on the ELA portion of the student's TCAP test is filed, it must be filed by the student's parent or guardian; requires an LEA or public charter ...
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2021-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Education Administration Committee
TNHB0005PassAs introduced, requires that the instruction provided to a student who is identified for intervention through the response to instruction and intervention (RTI²) framework be determined by the student's local education agency based on the individual...
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2021-04-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 57
TNSB0235PassAs introduced, requires that the instruction provided to a student who is identified for intervention through the response to instruction and intervention (RTI²) framework be determined by the student's local education agency based on the individual...
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2021-04-06
Pub. Ch. 57
TNSB0738EnrollAs introduced, makes various changes to the Special Education Behavioral Supports Act, including the use of isolation and physical holding restraints. - Amends TCA Section 37-1-120 and Title 49, Chapter 10, Part 13.
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2021-04-06
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNHB1288IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Keep Kids in School Act." - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
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2021-04-06
To House K-12 Subcommittee
TNHB0487IntroAs introduced, extends, beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, the counties within which each LEA must implement a program of family life education from counties with a pregnancy rate of 19.5 pregnancies for every 1,000 females ages 15 to 17 to al...
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2021-04-05
H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 4/12/21
TNSB0636EngrossAs introduced, requires that a student must sign, instead of initial, a copy of the transferability of credits disclosure that postsecondary educational institutions are required to provide. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-05
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB1367IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Accommodations for All Children Act." - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2021-04-05
Senate Reset on calendar for 4/19/2021
TNHB0211EngrossAs introduced, extends eligibility for the work-based learning student grant program to include students enrolled in a middle college program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11, Part 9.
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2021-04-01
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB0973IntroAs introduced, enacts the "SEM Advancement Act," which requires a local board of education or charter school governing body to develop and adopt a policy that establishes criteria for the enrollment of students in grades seven through 12 into availab...
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2021-04-01
Comp. SB subst.
TNSB0703IntroAs introduced, establishes the pupil/teacher ratios for virtual schools, rather than allowing the state board of education to do so; authorizes virtual schools to exceed maximum class sizes by up to 30 percent; requires virtual schools to comply with...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0823IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Rural Renewal Award Act." - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 9 and Title 49.
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB0953IntroAs introduced, increases from one-half credit to one credit, the number of credits that may be awarded to a student for work completed in a release time course under a policy adopted by a local board. - Amends TCA Section 49-2-130.
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1449IntroAs introduced, prohibits a school that is designated by the department as a priority or focus school from exceeding a class size ratio of one teacher per 15 students in kindergarten through second grade. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Ch...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB1427IntroAs introduced, requires LEAs serving students in grades 9-12 and public charter high schools to create and implement a plan to expand computer science education by the 2024-2025 school year; creates grants, subject to appropriation to support compute...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Education Committee
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