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Referred March 30, 2011
 SB788J. KeyTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2004.
 HB1976HarrisTO PROVIDE FOR THE SAFETY AND SPECIAL NEEDS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT VICTIMIZED BY ANOTHER PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT ENROLLED IN THE VICTIM'S SAME SCHOOL.
 HB2004HammerTO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
 HB2205SandersTO ALLOW A STUDENT GRADUATION CREDIT FOR ONE-HALF UNIT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ONE-HALF UNIT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY EDUCATION FOR COMPLETING A JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS PROGRAM.
 HB2089WestermanCONCERNING EXPENSES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS.
 HB1743IngramTO PROMOTE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE USE OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR COACHES.
 HB1708J. RoebuckTO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONCERNING AUDIT PROCEDURES.
 HB1995McLeanTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EXCESSIVE STUDENT ABSENCES FROM PUBLIC SCHOOL.
 HB1910PierceTO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
 HB1844StewartTO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FORMING A SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS AFTER ANNEXATION OR CONSOLIDATION.
 HB1770StewartCONCERNING TEACHERS' MINIMUM SICK LEAVE.
Referred March 29, 2011
 HB1017GarnerCONCERNING WEBSITES TO ASCERTAIN THE EXPENDITURE DATA OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB914G. BakerCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989.
Referred March 28, 2011
 SB884J. JeffressTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
 HB1901IngramTO AMEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS AND PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB436G. BakerTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; TO PROTECT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM CERTAIN LIABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2196GarnerCONCERNING SCHOOL BUS SAFETY.
 HB2178J. RoebuckTO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM.
 HB1896BranscumTHE MICHAEL LAWDON BRANSCUM ACT
 HB1592StewartTO CLARIFY HOW A SCHOOL COUNSELOR'S TIME SHALL BE SPENT DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR.
 HB1032D. AltesTO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADOPT CURRICULUM STANDARDS FOR AN ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE BIBLE COURSE AS DIRECTED BY THIS ACT.
 HB1952J. RoebuckTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY ARKANSAS EDUCATORS.
 SB436G. BakerTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; TO PROTECT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM CERTAIN LIABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred March 24, 2011
 SB527J. DismangTO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO LICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL CONCERNING CHILD MALTREATMENT.
 HB1952J. RoebuckTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY ARKANSAS EDUCATORS.
 HB2088AllenTHE SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TRANSPARENCY ACT.
 HB2050J. RoebuckCONCERNING ADMISSION STANDARDS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 HB2032J. RoebuckTO IMPROVE THE TEACHING TECHNIQUES OF REMEDIAL EDUCATION COURSES.
 SB436G. BakerTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; TO PROTECT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM CERTAIN LIABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred March 23, 2011
 HB2125T. SteeleAN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR HUMAN SERVICES WORKERS IN THE SCHOOLS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1937T. SteeleTO REQUIRE A JOINT STUDY OF THE FAIRNESS OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIPS FUNDED BY THE ARKANSAS LOTTERY.
 HB1819T. BradfordTO AMEND THE AUTHORITY OF AND SPECIFY THE DATE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PAY THE LICENSED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST BONUS.
 SB844RapertTO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Referred March 22, 2011
 HB1889SlinkardTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN ELECTIONS FOR LOCAL BOARDS OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
 HB2142HydeTO PROVIDE FOR THE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF POSTSECONDARY STUDENT DATA TO INFORM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ITS DELIBERATIONS CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1821MayberryTO GIVE PRIORITY FOR AN ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT WHOSE PARENT WAS A MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES AND WAS KILLED WHILE PERFORMING MILITARY DUTY.
 HB1780G. SmithTO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF THE SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE.
 SB436G. BakerTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; TO PROTECT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM CERTAIN LIABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred March 21, 2011
 HB1893HobbsTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TEACHER LICENSURE AND RECIPROCITY LAWS.
 HB1617J. RoebuckTO INCREASE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY PREPARATORY PROGRAMS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1296CarnineTO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF REVENUE RECEIPTS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 SB766G. BakerTO CLARIFY FUNDING FORMULA CALCULATIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB740S. FlowersTO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
 SB734WhitakerTO ESTABLISH COUNTYWIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION.
 HB1616J. RoebuckTO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOLLOWED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION RELATED TO CERTAIN CONTRACTS AND EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred March 17, 2011
 HB1936T. SteeleTO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PROHIBIT THE WEARING OF CLOTHING THAT EXPOSES UNDERWEAR, BUTTOCKS, OR THE BREAST OF A FEMALE.
 SB821Senate Committee on EducationTO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS FOR PER-STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING AND CATEGORICAL FUNDING AND PROVIDE ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB957ElliottTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999.
 SB774G. BakerTO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 SB383J. JeffressTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Referred March 16, 2011
 HB1447D. HutchinsonTO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO SUFFER FROM DIABETES BY PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF GLUCAGON.
 SB878WhitakerTO ESTABLISH THE QUALIFICATIONS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS.
 SB826J. JeffressTO AMEND THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAM.
Referred March 15, 2011
 SB894E. WilliamsTO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
 SB884J. JeffressTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
 SB737L. ChesterfieldTO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT REQUIREMENTS.
 SB681J. DismangTO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO HIRE AN INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT TO ADVISE THE DEPARTMENT ON METHODS OF PROVIDING STUDENT DATA TO THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH UNDER THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 SB578G. BakerTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB337L. ChesterfieldTO AMEND THE PROCESS FOR EVALUATING ARKANSAS PRESCHOOL AND PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
 SB321P. MaloneAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
 SB171SalmonTO IMPROVE ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Referred March 14, 2011
 HB1924J. RoebuckTO REVISE THE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES TO INCLUDE DEPOSITS INTO A TAX-DEFERRED COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN.
 HB1916HobbsTO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS IN ARKANSAS AND AUTHORIZE GRANTS AND SUPPORT FOR AN EARLY CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION.
 HB1878PierceTO PROVIDE OVERSIGHT OF AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR STATE DESEGREGATION FUNDING RECEIVED AND EXPENDED BY THE PULASKI COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1875J. RoebuckTO REQUIRE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO MAKE A GOOD FAITH EFFORT TO OBTAIN THE STUDENT CONSENT FORM AND COLLECT AND REPORT THE DATA REQUIRED UNDER THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 HB1829SlinkardTO CLARIFY COLLECTIONS AND DISTRIBUTIONS RELATED TO THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
 HB1620CheathamTO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS STANDARDS; TO DEVELOP CRITERIA TO EVALUATE, SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND FUND ARKANSAS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
 HB1348SummersTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ORGANIZATIONS THAT REGULATE EXTRACURRICULAR INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES IN GRADE SEVEN THROUGH TWELVE (7-12) IN BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS.
Referred March 10, 2011
 HB1595HydeTO EXTEND THE DATES CONCERNING THE SETTLEMENT OF THE PULASKI COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS' DESEGREGATION LITIGATION.
 SB353M. LamoureuxTO CLARIFY FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB321P. MaloneAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
 SB323P. MaloneAN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO UPDATE SCHOOL POLICIES WHEN A LAW REGARDING CHILD ABUSE IS AMENDED OR IS ADDED TO THE ARKANSAS CODE.
Referred March 9, 2011
 HB1578SummersCONCERNING PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVOLVEMENT.
 HB1772J. RoebuckTO EXPAND THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY; TO STRENGTHEN THE COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM AND ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR POSTSECONDARY COURSES.
 SB383J. JeffressTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
 SB527J. DismangTO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO LICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL CONCERNING CHILD MALTREATMENT.
Referred March 7, 2011
 HB1778LedingTHE JASON FLATT ACT.
 HB1772J. RoebuckTO EXPAND THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY; TO STRENGTHEN THE COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM AND ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR POSTSECONDARY COURSES.
 SB991LavertyTO CLARIFY ARKANSAS CODE § 6-20-2305 CONCERNING THE RECOUPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION FUNDING.
 SB967IrvinTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF DEMOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES IN HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB957ElliottTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999.
 SB956ElliottTO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT GRADE INFLATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB933IrvinTO PROVIDE FOR THE REUNIFICATION OF TWO SCHOOLS IN THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM.
 SB932B. PritchardCONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS.
 SB931IrvinTO ENSURE THAT PARENTS AND GUARDIANS HAVE ACCESS TO ALL APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONAL RECORDS OF THEIR DEPENDENTS.
 SB918G. JeffressTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION.
 SB914G. BakerCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989.
 SB908J. KeyTO WITHHOLD STATE FUNDING FROM INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE DATA TO THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH UNDER THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 SB906J. KeyTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM -- PART 2.
 SB897P. MaloneTO CLARIFY THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST HAZING INCLUDES THE INITIATION INTO OR AFFILIATION WITH SPORTS PROGRAMS AND OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
 SB894E. WilliamsTO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
 SB893SalmonCONCERNING ACADEMIC AND PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB892D. JohnsonTO CLARIFY ARKANSAS'S ANTIBULLYING POLICIES AND PROTECT STUDENT DIGNITY.
 SB888D. JohnsonARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD STABILIZATION ACT.
 SB884J. JeffressTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
 SB878WhitakerTO ESTABLISH THE QUALIFICATIONS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS.
 SB869LavertyTO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING THE FUNDING OF TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
 SB853RapertTO IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND THE REORGANIZATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND THE CLOSURE OF SCHOOL CAMPUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB850TeagueCONCERNING THE BASIC MATHEMATICS REQUIREMENTS FOR AN ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE.
 SB844RapertTO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB832G. JeffressCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989.
 SB829ElliottTO AMEND § 6-17-2403; TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE; TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY.
 SB826J. JeffressTO AMEND THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAM.
 SB825J. JeffressCONCERNING FUNDING FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB822J. JeffressTO REQUIRE GREATER ACCOUNTABILITY ON THE EXPENDITURE OF NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT STUDENT CATEGORICAL FUNDS.
 SB821Senate Committee on EducationTO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS FOR PER-STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING AND CATEGORICAL FUNDING AND PROVIDE ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB818J. JeffressCONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT FACILITIES.
 SB817J. JeffressCONCERNING THE ADEQUACY OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM OF EDUCATION.
 SB795G. BakerTO ESTABLISH THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED TO ATTEND AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL THAT PRIMARILY USES A VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY TEACHING METHOD AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1433J. RoebuckTO ESTABLISH PERFORMANCE RATINGS FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
 SB788J. KeyTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2004.
Referred March 3, 2011
 SB793ElliottTO EXPAND THE OBJECTIVES OF TEACHERS' PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS.
 SB788J. KeyTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2004.
 SB787G. BakerCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999.
 SB786J. KeyTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION.
 SB780SalmonPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS AND TEACHERS WHO TEACH STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
 SB774G. BakerTO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 SB766G. BakerTO CLARIFY FUNDING FORMULA CALCULATIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB756J. JeffressTO PLACE LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND DURATION OF CARRYOVER CATEGORICAL FUNDS.
 SB737L. ChesterfieldTO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT REQUIREMENTS.
 SB81J. JeffressTO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS.
Referred March 2, 2011
 SB749ElliottTO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
 SB748G. BakerTO CLARIFY FUNDING FORMULA CALCULATIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 HB1527CheathamTO CLARIFY CERTAIN DEFINITIONS RELATED TO BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 HB1433J. RoebuckTO ESTABLISH PERFORMANCE RATINGS FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
 SB743M. LamoureuxTO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES AND WHO TRANSFER BETWEEN SCHOOLS SHALL BE PRESUMED TO HAVE TRANSFERRED FOR BONA FIDE PURPOSES.
 SB740S. FlowersTO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
 SB737L. ChesterfieldTO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT REQUIREMENTS.
 SB734WhitakerTO ESTABLISH COUNTYWIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION.
 SB730ElliottTO REQUIRE AN EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY IMPACT STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED BILLS THAT AFFECT THE STATE'S ABILITY TO PROVIDE AN EQUITABLE OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ADEQUATE EDUCATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB729CrumblyTO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS MAKE SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB726B. SampleTO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO RETAIN THE REVENUES FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX WHEN THE REVENUES EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SR22ElliottSUPPORTING THE TEACHING OF GEOGRAPHY IN OUR SCHOOLS.
Referred March 1, 2011
 SB719G. BakerCONCERNING THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
 HB1489T. SteeleTO CLARIFY THE PURPOSES, DUTIES, AND OPERATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS STUDENT LOAN AUTHORITY.
 SB712E. WilliamsTO ALLOW THE PARENT OF A MILITARY DEPENDENT WHO RESIDES ON A MILITARY BASE TO CHOOSE WHICH SCHOOL THE CHILD ATTENDS.
 SB711J. KeyTO STUDY THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF AN EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR.
 HB1302HydeTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND LAWS RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB353M. LamoureuxTO CLARIFY FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred February 28, 2011
 HB1454J. RoebuckTO CLARIFY WHAT INFORMATION SPECIFIC HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS SHOULD CONTAIN; TO REQUIRE SOME HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS TO BE UPDATED ANNUALLY.
 SB681J. DismangTO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO HIRE AN INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT TO ADVISE THE DEPARTMENT ON METHODS OF PROVIDING STUDENT DATA TO THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH UNDER THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 SB663CrumblyTO AMEND THE HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHER INCENTIVES LAW.
 SB648LavertyTO ENSURE THAT ISOLATED SCHOOL FUNDING FOLLOWS THE STUDENT AFTER A CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred February 24, 2011
 SB578G. BakerTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB549HendrenTO AMEND A TEACHER'S RIGHT TO APPEAL A SCHOOL BOARD RULING ON THE TEACHER'S TERMINATION OR NONRENEWAL OF THE TEACHER'S CONTRACT.
 SB527J. DismangTO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO LICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL CONCERNING CHILD MALTREATMENT.
Referred February 23, 2011
 HB1427J. BrownTO AMEND SCHOOL DISTRICT TEXTBOOK REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE DIGITAL RESOURCES.
 SB438LavertyTO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FROM RECOUPING NET REVENUES FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX IF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S NET REVENUE EXCEEDS THE FOUNDATION FUNDING AMOUNT.
 SB330J. JeffressTO AMEND THE CONTINUING ADEQUACY EVALUATION ACT OF 2004.
Referred February 22, 2011
 SB436G. BakerTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; TO PROTECT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM CERTAIN LIABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB306J. JeffressTO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS UNDER ARKANSAS CODE § 21-4-216 FOR PURPOSES OF STATE EMPLOYEE LEAVE FOR PARTICIPATION IN CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
Referred February 21, 2011
 HB1366CheathamTO CLARIFY PROVISIONS RELATED TO TEACHERS' SALARY SUPPLEMENTS.
 HB1276BivianoTO ALLOW PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DESIGNED TO PROTECT AND ENFORCE STATE LAW ON THE CAMPUS.
 SB384FletcherTO RENAME OUACHITA TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO COLLEGE OF THE OUACHITAS.
 SB383J. JeffressTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
 SB365TeagueTO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS LOTTERY COMMISSION LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 17, 2011
 SB353M. LamoureuxTO CLARIFY FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB352L. ChesterfieldTO INCLUDE INFORMATION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT ABOUT THE NUMBER OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS PROVIDING REMEDIATION AND COLLEGE PREPARATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO TAKE THE ACT BEFORE THEIR SENIOR YEAR.
Referred February 16, 2011
 SB346G. BakerTO REMOVE THE LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS.
 SB344HollandTO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM.
 SB337L. ChesterfieldTO AMEND THE PROCESS FOR EVALUATING ARKANSAS PRESCHOOL AND PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
 SB67J. JeffressTO REESTABLISH THE JOINT INTERIM OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION REFORM.
Referred February 15, 2011
 SB330J. JeffressTO AMEND THE CONTINUING ADEQUACY EVALUATION ACT OF 2004.
 SB323P. MaloneAN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO UPDATE SCHOOL POLICIES WHEN A LAW REGARDING CHILD ABUSE IS AMENDED OR IS ADDED TO THE ARKANSAS CODE.
 SB321P. MaloneAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
 SB306J. JeffressTO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS UNDER ARKANSAS CODE § 21-4-216 FOR PURPOSES OF STATE EMPLOYEE LEAVE FOR PARTICIPATION IN CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
 SB138J. KeyTO ESTABLISH THE POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ACT.
Referred February 14, 2011
 SB303J. KeyTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2004.
 HB1254WebbTO PROHIBIT THE USE OF FALSE ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS; REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS BEFORE RECEIVING CERTIFICATION FROM THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
Referred February 8, 2011
 SB273ElliottTO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL TO EMPLOY A PERSON WHO IS A FAMILY MEMBER OF A BOARD MEMBER AS A TEACHER IN A CRITICAL TEACHING SHORTAGE AREA.
 SB268D. JohnsonTO ALLOW PARENTS OF MULTIPLE BIRTH SIBLINGS TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE SIBLINGS.
 SB267D. JohnsonTO EXPAND LEARNING TIME FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS BY ALLOWING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO OPERATE A TWO-HUNDRED-DAY SCHOOL YEAR.
Referred February 7, 2011
 SB246MadisonTO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING EDUCATION.
Referred February 2, 2011
 HB1099LendermanTO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS FLEXIBILITY IN SCHOOL START DATES.
 HB1224StewartTO EXTEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMMON SPRING BREAK FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO EXTEND THE TERM AND DUTIES OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON COMMON SPRING BREAK.
Referred February 1, 2011
 SB205WhitakerTO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF A PARAMEDIC TRAINING PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FORT SMITH.
Referred January 31, 2011
 SB138J. KeyTO ESTABLISH THE POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ACT.
Referred January 27, 2011
 SB171SalmonTO IMPROVE ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SR4J. KeyRESOLUTION TO SUPPORT ARKANSAS'S SCHOOL CHILDREN BY APPLAUDING PARTICIPATION IN THE FIRST® ROBOTICS PROGRAM; TO ENCOURAGE FIRST® TO HOLD A REGIONAL COMPETITION IN ARKANSAS.
Referred January 25, 2011
 SB138J. KeyTO ESTABLISH THE POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ACT.
Referred January 24, 2011
 SB99MadisonTO PROVIDE FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION WHO PAY IN EXCESS OF TEN DOLLARS ($10.00) ANNUALLY FOR PARKING AT THEIR PLACE TO EMPLOYMENT OF BE REIMBURSED.
Referred January 19, 2011
 SB81J. JeffressTO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS.
Referred January 18, 2011
 SB67J. JeffressTO REESTABLISH THE JOINT INTERIM OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION REFORM.
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