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Referred March 30, 2011
 SB956ElliottTO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT GRADE INFLATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB914G. BakerCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989.
Referred March 29, 2011
 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.
 HB2050J. RoebuckCONCERNING ADMISSION STANDARDS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 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.
 SB888D. JohnsonARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD STABILIZATION ACT.
 SB897P. MaloneTO CLARIFY THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST HAZING INCLUDES THE INITIATION INTO OR AFFILIATION WITH SPORTS PROGRAMS AND OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
 SB780SalmonPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS AND TEACHERS WHO TEACH STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
 SB527J. DismangTO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO LICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL CONCERNING CHILD MALTREATMENT.
 SB774G. BakerTO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 HB1893HobbsTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TEACHER LICENSURE AND RECIPROCITY LAWS.
Referred March 28, 2011
 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.
 SB578G. BakerTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM 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.
Referred March 24, 2011
 SB788J. KeyTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2004.
 SB737L. ChesterfieldTO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT REQUIREMENTS.
 SB663CrumblyTO AMEND THE HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHER INCENTIVES LAW.
 SB246MadisonTO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING EDUCATION.
Referred March 23, 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.
 SB793ElliottTO EXPAND THE OBJECTIVES OF TEACHERS' PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS.
 SB786J. KeyTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION.
 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.
 SB383J. JeffressTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
 SB353M. LamoureuxTO CLARIFY FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB337L. ChesterfieldTO AMEND THE PROCESS FOR EVALUATING ARKANSAS PRESCHOOL AND PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
 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.
 SB303J. KeyTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2004.
Referred March 21, 2011
 SB268D. JohnsonTO ALLOW PARENTS OF MULTIPLE BIRTH SIBLINGS TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE SIBLINGS.
 HB1433J. RoebuckTO ESTABLISH PERFORMANCE RATINGS FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
 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.
Referred March 17, 2011
 SB648LavertyTO ENSURE THAT ISOLATED SCHOOL FUNDING FOLLOWS THE STUDENT AFTER A CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF 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.
 SB81J. JeffressTO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS.
Referred March 15, 2011
 SB892D. JohnsonTO CLARIFY ARKANSAS'S ANTIBULLYING POLICIES AND PROTECT STUDENT DIGNITY.
 SB346G. BakerTO REMOVE THE LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS.
Referred March 9, 2011
 HB1032D. AltesTO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADOPT CURRICULUM STANDARDS FOR AN ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE BIBLE COURSE AS DIRECTED BY THIS ACT.
Referred March 8, 2011
 SB330J. JeffressTO AMEND THE CONTINUING ADEQUACY EVALUATION ACT OF 2004.
Referred March 7, 2011
 HR1038PostTO HONOR OZARK SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT SCOTT STONE FOR HIS DEDICATION AND YEARS OF SERVICE TO PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 HB2223T. RogersTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS.
 HB2215HobbsTO PROVIDE FOR THE REUNIFICATION OF TWO SCHOOLS IN THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM.
 HB2214HobbsTO ENSURE THAT PARENTS AND GUARDIANS HAVE ACCESS TO ALL APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONAL RECORDS OF THEIR DEPENDENTS.
 HB2213J. BrownTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
 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.
 HB2201J. RoebuckCONCERNING THE SCHOLASTIC AUDIT OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 HB2200CheathamTO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS COLLECTED FOR THE DESIGN-USE CONTRIBUTION FEE FOR THE COMMITTED TO EDUCATION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2182HydeTO WITHHOLD STATE AID FROM AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION THAT DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP ACT PROGRAM -- PART 2, § 6-85201 ET SEQ.
 HB2178J. RoebuckTO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM.
 HB2170MayberryTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ANTIBULLYING POLICIES.
 HB2164HobbsTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF DEMOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES IN HIGHER EDUCATION.
 HB2151WalkerTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999.
 HB2150WalkerCONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIPS.
 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.
 HB2140HydeTO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ELECTION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS FROM ZONES.
 HB2134SummersTO REMOVE THE LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS.
 HB2125T. SteeleAN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR HUMAN SERVICES WORKERS IN THE SCHOOLS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2113IngramTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
 HB2109EnglishTO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE SIXTEEN, SEVENTEEN, OR EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND ENROLLED IN AN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT.
 HB2088AllenTHE SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TRANSPARENCY ACT.
 HB2087AllenTHE ARKANSAS ANNUAL HIGHER EDUCATION REPORT CARD ACT.
 HB2053J. RoebuckCONCERNING FUNDING FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 HB2050J. RoebuckCONCERNING ADMISSION STANDARDS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 HB2049J. RoebuckTO PLACE THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES ADMINISTERED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES UNDER THE AUTHORITY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE FACILITY IS LOCATED.
 HB2032J. RoebuckTO IMPROVE THE TEACHING TECHNIQUES OF REMEDIAL EDUCATION COURSES.
 HB2031J. RoebuckTO REDUCE THE NEED FOR REMEDIATION OF ARKANSAS STUDENTS.
 HB2018KingTO PROVIDE A CONSISTENT METHOD FOR DETERMINING SCHOOL DISTRICT WEALTH.
 HB2012HubbardTO AMEND THE AUTHORITY FOR MAKING DESEGREGATION EXPENSE DISBURSEMENTS TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER COURT-ORDERED DESEGREGATION.
 HB2011HubbardTO PROVIDE ONE-HALF OF PER-STUDENT FUNDING TO A RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR A STUDENT WHO IS A HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENT OR IS ENROLLED IN A PRIVATE ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL AND ONE-HALF TO THE STUDENT.
 HB2010HubbardTO REQUIRE THE CONSIDERATION OF FACTORS IN ADDITION TO AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP BEFORE FORCING THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2004HammerTO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
 HB1999ClemmerCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
 HB1995McLeanTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EXCESSIVE STUDENT ABSENCES FROM PUBLIC SCHOOL.
 HB1977WestermanCONCERNING LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES.
 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.
 HB1968CheathamCONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING.
 HB1967CheathamCONCERNING THE ADEQUACY OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
 HB1963KingCONCERNING POSTSECONDARY REMEDIATION OF STUDENTS.
 HB1957CheathamCONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
 HB1937T. SteeleTO REQUIRE A JOINT STUDY OF THE FAIRNESS OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIPS FUNDED BY THE ARKANSAS LOTTERY.
 HB1936T. SteeleTO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PROHIBIT THE WEARING OF CLOTHING THAT EXPOSES UNDERWEAR, BUTTOCKS, OR THE BREAST OF A FEMALE.
Referred March 4, 2011
 HB1924J. RoebuckTO REVISE THE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES TO INCLUDE DEPOSITS INTO A TAX-DEFERRED COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN.
 HB1910PierceTO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
 HB1901IngramTO AMEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS AND PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1900LeaTO AMEND TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS.
 HB1896BranscumTHE MICHAEL LAWDON BRANSCUM ACT
 HB1894HobbsTO ESTABLISH THE PARENT TRIGGER.
 HB1893HobbsTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TEACHER LICENSURE AND RECIPROCITY LAWS.
 HB1892LinckTO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT HAVE BEEN CONSOLIDATED TO SELL, PRESERVE, LEASE, OR DONATE REAL PROPERTY THAT IS NO LONGER UTILIZED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 HB1878PierceTO PROVIDE OVERSIGHT OF AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR STATE DESEGREGATION FUNDING RECEIVED AND EXPENDED BY THE PULASKI COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1877PierceTO ENSURE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS BELOW A SPECIFIC STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL USE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING TO IMPROVE STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.
Referred March 3, 2011
 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.
 HB1874StewartTO REQUIRE FOREIGN LANGUAGE AS A REQUIREMENT FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR AN ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP.
 HB1862CheathamTO ALLOW A CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DETERMINE THE VALUE OF A BUILDING FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELLING THE BUILDING.
 HB1861MayberryTO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.
 HB1860MayberryTO ESTABLISH THE COLLEGE AND CAREER COACHES PROGRAM; TO ASSURE ACCESS TO A COLLEGE AND CAREER COACH FOR ALL STUDENTS IN GRADES SEVEN THROUGH TWELVE (7-12).
 SB711J. KeyTO STUDY THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF AN EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR.
 SB344HollandTO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM.
 HB1858WordTO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.
 HB1856J. RoebuckTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO COLLEGE ADMISSION STANDARDS.
 HB1854PerryTO INCLUDE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION INTERVENTIONS FOR ACADEMIC DISTRESS AND SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT.
 HB1853J. 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.
 HB1847WoodsTO PROVIDE A METHOD OF FUNDING FOR RESIDENT STUDENT ORGANIZATION FACILITIES.
 HB1844StewartTO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FORMING A SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS AFTER ANNEXATION OR CONSOLIDATION.
 HB1838NickelsTO REQUIRE THAT A PUBLIC SCHOOL CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT STUDENT BE COUNTED ONLY ONCE FOR PURPOSES OF STUDENT MEMBERSHIP IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING OR STUDENT SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING.
 HB1829SlinkardTO CLARIFY COLLECTIONS AND DISTRIBUTIONS RELATED TO THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
 HB1824TylerTO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PUBLISH THE ANNUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT IN THE NEWSPAPER.
Referred March 2, 2011
 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.
 HB1819T. BradfordTO AMEND THE AUTHORITY OF AND SPECIFY THE DATE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PAY THE LICENSED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST BONUS.
 HB1786D. HutchinsonTO ADDRESS REMEDIATION IN STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Referred March 1, 2011
 HB1780G. SmithTO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF THE SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE.
 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.
 HB1770StewartCONCERNING TEACHERS' MINIMUM SICK LEAVE.
 HB1758CarterTO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF CARRYOVER FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT FUNDS.
 HB1766GillamTO CREATE A LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR OUT-OF-STATE VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION AT THE MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND TO PROVIDE LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR VETERINARIANS IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES.
Referred February 28, 2011
 HB1743IngramTO PROMOTE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE USE OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR COACHES.
 HB1727CarterTO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF TUITION AND FEE REVENUES AS IT IS USED IN THE FUNDING FORMULA MODEL FOR UNIVERSITIES.
 HB1708J. RoebuckTO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONCERNING AUDIT PROCEDURES.
 HR1020LedingTO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR ITS ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ELEVATION TO THE HIGHEST CLASSIFICATION BESTOWED BY THE CARNEGIE FOUNDATION AMONG UNITED STATES UNIVERSITIES.
 HB1620CheathamTO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS STANDARDS; TO DEVELOP CRITERIA TO EVALUATE, SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND FUND ARKANSAS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
 HB1617J. RoebuckTO INCREASE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY PREPARATORY PROGRAMS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1616J. RoebuckTO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOLLOWED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION RELATED TO CERTAIN CONTRACTS AND EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred February 24, 2011
 SB384FletcherTO RENAME OUACHITA TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO COLLEGE OF THE OUACHITAS.
 SB306J. JeffressTO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS UNDER ARKANSAS CODE § 21-4-216 FOR PURPOSES OF STATE EMPLOYEE LEAVE FOR PARTICIPATION IN CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
 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.
 SB138J. KeyTO ESTABLISH THE POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ACT.
 HB1595HydeTO EXTEND THE DATES CONCERNING THE SETTLEMENT OF THE PULASKI COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS' DESEGREGATION LITIGATION.
 HB1592StewartTO CLARIFY HOW A SCHOOL COUNSELOR'S TIME SHALL BE SPENT DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR.
 HB1578SummersCONCERNING PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVOLVEMENT.
 HB1562RatliffTO PROHIBIT SCHOOL DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS ACROSS SCHOOL DISTRICT BOUNDARY LINES.
 HB1551HydeTO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.
Referred February 23, 2011
 HB1527CheathamTO CLARIFY CERTAIN DEFINITIONS RELATED TO BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred February 22, 2011
 HR1015PostTO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. CHARLES DYER FOR HIS DEDICATION AND YEARS OF SERVICE TO PUBLIC EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1489T. SteeleTO CLARIFY THE PURPOSES, DUTIES, AND OPERATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS STUDENT LOAN AUTHORITY.
 HB1479CollinsTO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Referred February 21, 2011
 HB1458HobbsTHE EXTENSION EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS ACT.
 HB1454J. RoebuckTO CLARIFY WHAT INFORMATION SPECIFIC HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS SHOULD CONTAIN; TO REQUIRE SOME HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS TO BE UPDATED ANNUALLY.
 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.
 HB1442MauchTO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINIMUM AGE FOR ENROLLMENT IN PUBLIC SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN.
Referred February 17, 2011
 HB1436T. SteeleTO CLARIFY THE PURPOSES, DUTIES, AND OPERATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS STUDENT LOAN AUTHORITY.
 HB1435KingTO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO KEEP ANY EXCESS UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION REVENUES THAT REMAIN AFTER FULLY FUNDING STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION.
Referred February 16, 2011
 HB1433J. RoebuckTO ESTABLISH PERFORMANCE RATINGS FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
 HB1427J. BrownTO AMEND SCHOOL DISTRICT TEXTBOOK REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE DIGITAL RESOURCES.
Referred February 15, 2011
 HB1412J. RoebuckTO CLARIFY THAT THE MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE IS APPLICABLE TO A FULL-TIME TEACHER IN THE C-STEP PROGRAM.
 HB1411J. RoebuckTO CLARIFY FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred February 10, 2011
 HB1390J. BrownTO AMEND SCHOOL DISTRICT TEXTBOOK REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE DIGITAL RESOURCES.
Referred February 8, 2011
 HB1366CheathamTO CLARIFY PROVISIONS RELATED TO TEACHERS' SALARY SUPPLEMENTS.
Referred February 7, 2011
 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 February 2, 2011
 HB1296CarnineTO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF REVENUE RECEIPTS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Referred January 31, 2011
 HB1277HallTO REMOVE THE TIME LIMITATION FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO REMAIN IN ACADEMIC DISTRESS OR FISCAL DISTRESS.
 HB1276BivianoTO ALLOW PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DESIGNED TO PROTECT AND ENFORCE STATE LAW ON THE CAMPUS.
Referred January 27, 2011
 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 January 25, 2011
 HB1229HallTO CLARIFY THE LAW RELATED TO SPEED LIMITS NEAR SCHOOLS.
 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 January 13, 2011
 HB1099LendermanTO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS FLEXIBILITY IN SCHOOL START DATES.
Referred January 12, 2011
 HB1097CarnineTO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM.
 HB1096CarnineTO GIVE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH NORMAL BUDGETARY GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 HB1095CarnineCONCERNING SCHOOLS THAT PRIMARILY USE A VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY TEACHING METHOD.
Referred January 10, 2011
 HB1048CarnineINSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM.
 HB1047CarnineTO INCREASE PUBLIC ACCESS TO SCHOOL DISTRICT REPORTS.
 HB1032D. AltesTO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADOPT CURRICULUM STANDARDS FOR AN ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE BIBLE COURSE AS DIRECTED BY THIS ACT.
 HB1008HarrisTO REQUIRE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP OR LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES FOR A PERSON TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR IN-STATE TUITION.
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