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Referred April 3, 2017
 SB673IrvinTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CONCURRENT CREDIT.
Referred March 31, 2017
 SB691A. ClarkTO ADD TEACHERS IN GRADES FIVE (5) AND SIX (6) AS TEACHERS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR VOLUNTEERING TO TEACH MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERMITTED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred March 30, 2017
 SB30HickeyTO ESTABLISH AMOUNTS FOR ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS.
Referred March 29, 2017
 SB26A. ClarkTO INCREASE TEACHERS IN HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS; AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHERS WHO AGREE TO TEACH IN THE HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS.
Referred March 28, 2017
 SB555A. ClarkTO MODIFY INCENTIVE BONUSES FOR NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
 SB494A. ClarkTO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO REPORT TO THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT THE READING LEVEL OF THE STUDENT.
 SB442J. HendrenTO CLARIFY THAT ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS ARE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION.
 SB416A. ClarkTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE OPERATION AND FUNDING OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
 SB441J. EnglishTO CREATE A LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND RECOMMEND WAYS TO ALIGN THE PROGRAMS TO PRODUCE AN EFFICIENT, TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION SYSTEM.
 HB1859DavisTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EFFECTIVE STUDENT DISCIPLINE.
Referred March 27, 2017
 HB1575LoweryTO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF FUND BALANCES A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY MAINTAIN.
 HB2163MaddoxTO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VARIOUS BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER SIMILAR ENTITIES; AND TO ABOLISH CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, OR OTHER SIMILAR ENTITIES.
 HB1935LoweryTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT ON ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1897BaltzTO REQUIRE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO OFFER TO THEIR STUDENTS A PANIC BUTTON ALERT SYSTEM.
 HB1672TuckerCONCERNING ADMISSIONS POLICIES OF CHARTER SCHOOLS; AND TO ALIGN CHARTER SCHOOL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN EXPELLED FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT WITH ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB549G. StubblefieldTO EXTEND THE AMOUNT OF RECESS TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS; AND TO AMEND THE AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS IN A SCHOOL DAY.
Referred March 22, 2017
 HB2052CozartTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOLS OF INNOVATION.
 HB1855DavisTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL CHOICE FOR FOSTER CHILDREN.
Referred March 20, 2017
 SB531B. SampleTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
 HB1740LoweryCONCERNING THE ENROLLMENT OR RE-ENROLLMENT OF A HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENT IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
 HB1608Della RosaCONCERNING THE ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM DEVELOPED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS UNDER THE EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT.
 HB2243DavisTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS.
 HB2207BoydTO ABOLISH THE ALLOCATION OF ENROLLMENT POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE BASED ON CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT AND ARKANSAS RESIDENCY.
 HB1925C. DouglasTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITY REVIEW CONFERENCES.
 HB1762BrownTO ALLOW AN EMPLOYER TO MAKE A MATCHING CONTRIBUTION TO AN EMPLOYEE'S TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM AS AN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT.
 HB1907C. DouglasTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
 HB1666SabinTO REQUIRE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION SERVICES TO ENTERING STUDENTS.
 HB1621LoweryTO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION.
 HB1611TuckerCONCERNING THE BASIC LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 HB1576C. DouglasTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM CONCERNING APPROVED BUT UNFUNDED NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
 HB1457C. DouglasTO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT AND AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE USE OF AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF INSTRUCTION TO BE USED ON DAYS WHEN SCHOOL IS CANCELLED.
 SB673IrvinTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CONCURRENT CREDIT.
 SB583ElliottTO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
 SB179ElliottTO ALLOW REINSTATEMENT OF A VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED EDUCATOR'S LICENSE UPON A SHOWING OF REHABILITATION AND FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AUTHORIZED BY THE LICENSE.
Referred March 16, 2017
 HB1929CozartTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1689CozartTO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AND INDEBTEDNESS; TO AMEND FUNDING PROVISIONS CONCERNING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVE FINANCING.
 SB677IrvinTO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE, RENEWAL, AND REPLACEMENT OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT THE LITTLE ROCK RANGERS SOCCER CLUB.
 HB1905C. DouglasCONCERNING DELAY OF OPENING OR EARLY RELEASE OF SCHOOL.
 HB1802LundstrumTO ALLOW CONTRIBUTIONS BY AN ARKANSAS TAXPAYER TO A TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ESTABLISHED BY ANOTHER STATE TO BE DEDUCTED FROM A TAXPAYER'S INCOME TAX.
 HB1729CozartTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1710S. MeeksTO REVISE THE CIVICS AND WORLD HISTORY REQUIREMENTS TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL.
 HB1648C. DouglasTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY.
 HB1646CozartTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
 HB1607Della RosaTO LIMIT THE USE OF AN ENGLISH LEARNER'S SCORE ON A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PURPOSES.
 HB1579VaughtTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATORS AND EMPLOYEES.
 HB1459C. DouglasTO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY IN THE AWARDING OF COURSE CREDITS; AND TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN THAT ENABLES A STUDENT TO EARN COURSE CREDITS BY DEMONSTRATING SUBJECT MATTER COMPETENCY.
 SB746B. JohnsonTO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE PILOT PROGRAM.
 SB708ElliottTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DYSLEXIA SCREENING AND INTERVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 SB645J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE; TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN THE PROVISION OF BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred March 15, 2017
 HB1805SturchTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING POSTSECONDARY COURSES IN UNITED STATES HISTORY, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 SB587A. ClarkTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING READING PROFICIENCY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
Referred March 14, 2017
 SB662FilesTO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO USE PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS OR PROPERTY TO PROVIDE SERVICES AT TIMES OTHER THAN INSTRUCTIONAL TIME; AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO SPEAK TO STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS.
 SB509ElliottCONCERNING SCHOOLS IN SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT; AND TO REQUIRE A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF A POTENTIAL TAKEOVER OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR DISTRICT AND OF THE CLOSING OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
 SB502ElliottTO CREATE THE RIGHT TO READ ACT.
 SB179ElliottTO ALLOW REINSTATEMENT OF A VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED EDUCATOR'S LICENSE UPON A SHOWING OF REHABILITATION AND FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AUTHORIZED BY THE LICENSE.
Referred March 13, 2017
 HB1567HammerTO MAKE FOSTER CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR A SCHOLARSHIP IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1518SturchTO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.
Referred March 9, 2017
 HB1957M. GrayCONCERNING THE AWARDING OF SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
 HB1945C. DouglasCONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
 HB1806SturchTO REPEAL A SECTION IN THE ARKANSAS CODE THAT GRANTS FREE TUITION TO STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR WORLD WAR I VETERANS.
 HB1804SturchTO CHANGE THE DATE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.
Referred March 8, 2017
 HB1627SturchTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT ATTENDANCE.
 HB1574LoweryTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING HOME SCHOOLS.
 SB610ElliottTO ELIMINATE CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB609ElliottTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DISCIPLINE OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Referred March 7, 2017
 SB288J. HendrenTO CREATE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER AUTHORITY ACT.
 SB528HickeyTO CREATE THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred March 6, 2017
 SB780Collins-SmithTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE OFFERING OF SECOND AMENDMENT EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON SCHOOL CAMPUSES.
 HB1640F. AllenTO ALLOW A STUDENT TO CHOOSE IN WHICH GRADE TO TAKE THE ACT UNDER THE VOLUNTARY UNIVERSAL ACT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.
 HB1591VaughtTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
 HB1543HollowellCONCERNING MERGERS OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTES AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES; TO SPECIFY THE PROCESS FOR A POSSIBLE MERGER OF CROWLEY'S RIDGE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE TO EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB773D. WallaceTO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING IN-STATE TUITION FOR VETERANS, MILITARY PERSONNEL, AND DEPENDENTS.
 SB767IrvinTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE CARE OF HIGH-NEEDS STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB759L. ChesterfieldTO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO REPORT DEMOGRAPHIC DISPARITIES TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
 SB752L. ChesterfieldTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TRANSPARENCY OF STATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS.
 SB746B. JohnsonTO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE PILOT PROGRAM.
 SB719HesterTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
 SB713ElliottTO REQUIRE A SCHOOL THAT RECEIVES STATE FUNDS TO DISCLOSE INFORMATION CONCERNING ANY WAIVERS FROM STATE LAWS OR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES RECEIVED BY THE SCHOOL.
 SB712ElliottTO REQUIRE SCHOOL TRANSPARENCY.
 SB711ElliottTO REQUIRE A SCHOOL THAT RECEIVES STATE FUNDS TO PRESENT EVIDENCE FOR THE NEED FOR A WAIVER FROM STATE LAWS OR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES AND FOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE WAIVER AFTER SCHOOL RECEIVES THE WAIVERS.
 SB710ElliottTO REQUIRE MEETINGS OF THE GOVERNING BOARDS OF A SCHOOL THAT RECEIVES STATE FUNDS TO BE OPEN MEETINGS.
 SB709ElliottTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TRANSPARENCY OF DATA.
 SB709ElliottTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TRANSPARENCY OF DATA.
 SB708ElliottTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DYSLEXIA SCREENING AND INTERVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 SB707ElliottTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIPS.
 SB706ElliottTO CREATE A COMMISSION ON THE CREATION AND SUSTAINABILITY OF WORLD-CLASS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB703J. HendrenTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
 SB691A. ClarkTO ADD TEACHERS IN GRADES FIVE (5) AND SIX (6) AS TEACHERS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR VOLUNTEERING TO TEACH MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERMITTED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB690A. ClarkTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT ON ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB662FilesTO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO USE PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS OR PROPERTY TO PROVIDE SERVICES AT TIMES OTHER THAN INSTRUCTIONAL TIME; AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO SPEAK TO STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS.
 SB647J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PUBLIC SCHOOL STATE ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.
 SB646J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
 SB645J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE; TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN THE PROVISION OF BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB629B. KingTO CLOSE ONE (1) OF THE LAW SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE.
 SB628StandridgeTO PROVIDE THAT SUPERINTENDENTS AND PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ARE IMMUNE FROM ANY CIVIL LIABILITY FOR ENFORCING A POLICY THAT COMPLIES WITH STATE OR FEDERAL LAW.
 SB621StandridgeTO PROVIDE THAT SUPERINTENDENTS AND PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ARE IMMUNE FROM ANY CIVIL LIABILITY FOR ENFORCING A POLICY THAT COMPLIES WITH STATE OR FEDERAL LAW.
 SB614BondTO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH A PLAN FOR EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN FACILITIES AND ACADEMICS.
 SB610ElliottTO ELIMINATE CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB609ElliottTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DISCIPLINE OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB596J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION.
 SB595J. EnglishTO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM ACT; TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARKANSAS RESEARCH CENTER; AND TO IMPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM.
 SB591J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING A LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM.
 SB587A. ClarkTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING READING PROFICIENCY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
 SB583ElliottTO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
 SB582FilesTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ALLOCATION OF ENROLLMENT POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE.
 SB577StandridgeTO REQUIRE APPROVAL BEFORE POSTING SIGNAGE, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL IN A COMMON AREA OF A STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Referred March 2, 2017
 HB1632C. DouglasTO REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PETITION OR NOTICE OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY OF A CANDIDATE FOR A POSITION ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 HB1538HammerTO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING GRADUATE NURSING PRACTICE AND NURSE EDUCATOR STUDENT LOANS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO INCLUDE DOCTORAL NURSING PROGRAMS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING.
 SB570L. ChesterfieldTO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT PROVIDE A DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIOD FOR FULL-TIME NONEXEMPT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES.
 SB568A. ClarkCONCERNING THE ECONOMIC SECURITY REPORT PREPARED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
 SB562J. EnglishTO AMEND OR REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
 SB557A. ClarkTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRUTH IN ADVERTISING AS IT RELATES TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY.
 SB555A. ClarkTO MODIFY INCENTIVE BONUSES FOR NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
 SB549G. StubblefieldTO EXTEND THE AMOUNT OF RECESS TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS; AND TO AMEND THE AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS IN A SCHOOL DAY.
 SB542HickeyTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
 SB539HesterTO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO INTERDISTRICT SCHOOL CHOICE.
 SB536E. CheathamTO REQUIRE CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ELECT MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS BY ZONE.
Referred March 1, 2017
 HB1474LoweryCONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 HB1056LoweryTO ALLOW THE SUPERINTENDENT OF A STUDENT'S RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT TO WAIVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STUDENT ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR ONE (1) ACADEMIC YEAR TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP.
 SB531B. SampleTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
 SB528HickeyTO CREATE THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB179ElliottTO ALLOW REINSTATEMENT OF A VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED EDUCATOR'S LICENSE UPON A SHOWING OF REHABILITATION AND FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AUTHORIZED BY THE LICENSE.
Referred February 28, 2017
 SB519D. WallaceTO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HISTORY IN THE CLASSROOM; AND TO EFFECT A SEPARATE HOLIDAY FOR DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
 SB518B. JohnsonTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION.
 SB328A. ClarkTO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO APPLIES FOR A K-6 TEACHING LICENSE OR A SPECIAL EDUCATION K-12 TEACHING LICENSE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A STAND-ALONE READING TEST AND A MULTI-SUBJECT TEST AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE.
 SB509ElliottCONCERNING SCHOOLS IN SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT; AND TO REQUIRE A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF A POTENTIAL TAKEOVER OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR DISTRICT AND OF THE CLOSING OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
 SB507J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DIGITAL LEARNING PROVIDERS.
 SB506J. EnglishTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A DIGITAL LEARNING TASK FORCE; TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DIGITAL LEARNING COURSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 SB504J. EnglishTO AMEND THE DATE OF AN ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION.
 SB503ElliottTO PROVIDE FOR CONSISTENT TREATMENT IN REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE EDUCATION OF ARKANSAS STUDENTS DURING PLACEMENT IN A FACILITY IN A BORDER STATE.
 SB502ElliottTO CREATE THE RIGHT TO READ ACT.
Referred February 27, 2017
 HB1509LedingTO CREATE THE SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST PREVENTION ACT.
 SB494A. ClarkTO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO REPORT TO THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT THE READING LEVEL OF THE STUDENT.
 SB443T. GarnerTO ALLOW A STUDENT TO RECEIVE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CREDIT FOR COMPLETING BASIC TRAINING IN THE MILITARY BEFORE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL.
 HB1650BarkerTO TRANSFER THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO AMEND THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1589VaughtCONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN ETHICS LAWS TO MEMBERS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS; AND AMENDING PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1988.
 HB1552McNairTO ALTER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
 HB1523SturchCONCERNING THE TRAINING OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 SB442J. HendrenTO CLARIFY THAT ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS ARE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION.
 SB441J. EnglishTO CREATE A LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND RECOMMEND WAYS TO ALIGN THE PROGRAMS TO PRODUCE AN EFFICIENT, TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION SYSTEM.
 SB438J. HendrenTO INCREASE EQUITY IN FUNDING FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB437J. HutchinsonTO REQUIRE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY ORGANIZATIONS THAT RECEIVE FUNDS FROM A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT AS A CONDITION OF RECEIVING THOSE FUNDS.
Referred February 23, 2017
 HB1442DavisTO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
 HB1266RicheyTO ALLOW A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER OR A SPOUSE OF A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER TO BE A VOLUNTEER OR A REGISTERED VOLUNTEER UPON APPROVAL OF THE SCHOOL BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 22, 2017
 HB1539CozartTO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
 HB1533D. DouglasTO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PURCHASE A MOTOR VEHICLE FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 HB1473LoveTO ALLOW A TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A TUITION SAVINGS ACCOUNT IN THE ARKANSAS TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM TO BE CARRIED FORWARD TO SUCCEEDING TAX YEARS.
 SB427HickeyTO AMEND THE POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE SECTION 529 PLAN REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB423U. LindseyTO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
Referred February 21, 2017
 SB416A. ClarkTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE OPERATION AND FUNDING OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
 SB274ElliottTO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE FOR BEING IN ACADEMIC DISTRESS CAN BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 20, 2017
 SB372A. ClarkTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB371A. ClarkTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL INTER-DISTRICT STUDENT TRANSFERS.
 HB1481LoweryTO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES AT PRIVATE SCHOOLS.
 HB1461WingTO EXPAND THE NUMBER OF PRIVATE SCHOOLS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 16, 2017
 SB308A. ClarkTO GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
 SB303E. CheathamTO ESTABLISH ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 15, 2017
 HB1407C. DouglasTO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO SUBMIT BY ELECTRONIC MEANS ANY SIGNATURES REQUIRED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES.
Referred February 14, 2017
 HB1435TuckerTO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS TO POST THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER.
 HB1154CozartTO REQUIRE THAT ANY INCREASES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDING EACH SCHOOL YEAR BE USED FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
 SB347CaldwellTO TRANSFER CROWLEY'S RIDGE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE TO EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 13, 2017
 HB1425VaughtCONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS AND LICENSURE EXCEPTIONS; TO AUTHORIZE A TIERED LICENSURE SYSTEM; AND TO ALLOW DISTRICTS TO BASE COMPENSATION ON LICENSURE LEVELS.
 HB1424VaughtTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ADMINISTRATOR EVALUATION.
 SB337HesterTO REPEAL THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES PROGRAM.
 HB1426Della RosaTO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FUTURE GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB329A. ClarkTO RAISE THE PRICE THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF COMMODITIES THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROCURE BY SOLICITING BIDS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL ADJUSTMENTS IN THE PURCHASE PRICE THRESHOLD BASED ON INFLATION.
 SB328A. ClarkTO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO APPLIES FOR A K-6 TEACHING LICENSE OR A SPECIAL EDUCATION K-12 TEACHING LICENSE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A STAND-ALONE READING TEST AND A MULTI-SUBJECT TEST AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE.
Referred February 9, 2017
 HB1002McElroyTO REGULATE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL BUSES; TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES BE EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS; AND TO ENFORCE THE USE OF SEAT BELTS ON SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS.
 SB31HickeyCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY AS A TRADITIONAL STUDENT.
 SB309J. EnglishTO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION ON COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES FROM CONSTRUCTING, MAINTAINING, OR OPERATING A DORMITORY OR BARRACKS.
 SB274ElliottTO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE FOR BEING IN ACADEMIC DISTRESS CAN BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 8, 2017
 SB308A. ClarkTO GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
 SB304J. HendrenTO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS FROM OUTSIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SERVE ON THE PUBLIC CHARTER AUTHORIZING PANEL.
 SB303E. CheathamTO ESTABLISH ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB298J. EnglishTO DISCONTINUE THE PROVISION OF DECLINING ENROLLMENT FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 7, 2017
 HB1406C. DouglasTO REPEAL THE LEAD AGENCY FOR THE ARKANSAS VICTIM ASSISTANCE ACADEMY.
 HB1308CozartTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM AND THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
 SB288J. HendrenTO CREATE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER AUTHORITY ACT.
 SB287HesterTO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL ELECTIONS.
 SB26A. ClarkTO INCREASE TEACHERS IN HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS; AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHERS WHO AGREE TO TEACH IN THE HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS.
Referred February 6, 2017
 HB1307SorvilloCONCERNING THE PAYMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OF HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1155CozartTO AMEND THE MINIMUM TEACHER COMPENSATION SCHEDULE.
 SB281B. JohnsonTO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT COORDINATORS.
 SB278FilesTO PROVIDE TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD.
 SB243J. EnglishTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND AND THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FUND.
 SB274ElliottTO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE FOR BEING IN ACADEMIC DISTRESS CAN BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Referred February 2, 2017
 SB243J. EnglishTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND AND THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FUND.
 SB27A. ClarkTO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TEACHERS IN A CRITICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREA; AND TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER CANDIDATE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
Referred February 1, 2017
 SB179ElliottTO ALLOW REINSTATEMENT OF A VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED EDUCATOR'S LICENSE UPON A SHOWING OF REHABILITATION AND FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AUTHORIZED BY THE LICENSE.
Referred January 31, 2017
 HB1208LoweryTO ALLOW A STUDENT WHO ATTENDS A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR A HOME SCHOOL TO ENROLL IN AN ACADEMIC COURSE WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 HB1019CozartTO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COORDINATING COUNCIL.
 SB261HesterTO ESTABLISH THAT ATTORNEY RECORDS RELATED TO LITIGATION INVOLVING A STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION OR ITS OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES ARE EXEMPT FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
 SB243J. EnglishTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND AND THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FUND.
 SB12G. StubblefieldTO ESTABLISH THAT EMERGENCY OR SECURITY RECORDS OR OTHER INFORMATION FOR A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IS EXEMPT FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
Referred January 30, 2017
 HB1303C. DouglasTO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING THE TEACHER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM; AND TO PRIORITIZE THE AWARDING OF FUNDS TO TEACHERS FOR ADDITIONAL EDUCATION IN CERTAIN FIELDS.
 HB1209LoweryTO ADOPT A PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB251B. KingTO REMOVE REMEDIATION AS A FUNCTION OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO TRANSFER HIGHER EDUCATION REMEDIATION FUNDING TO OTHER STATE ENTITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB243J. EnglishTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND AND THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FUND.
Referred January 26, 2017
 HB1030BentleyTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RURAL MEDICAL PRACTICE STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND THE COMMUNITY MATCH RURAL PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE AND INCREASE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE IN MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.
 SB230MalochCONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND NONEMPLOYER CONTRIBUTING ENTITIES; AND CONCERNING COLLECTIVE NET PENSION LIABILITY OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Referred January 24, 2017
 SB179ElliottTO ALLOW REINSTATEMENT OF A VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED EDUCATOR'S LICENSE UPON A SHOWING OF REHABILITATION AND FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AUTHORIZED BY THE LICENSE.
 SB178FilesTO DELAY THE INCLUSION OF A SCORE ON THE WRITING PORTION OF THE ACT ASPIRE ASSESSMENT IN A DETERMINATION OF THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF A STUDENT, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Referred January 19, 2017
 SB23B. JohnsonTO CHANGE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS ISOLATED FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Referred January 17, 2017
 SB135J. EnglishACT TO REMOVE OBSOLETE REFERENCES TO "ARKANSAS WORKS" IN TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
Referred January 9, 2017
 SB31HickeyCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY AS A TRADITIONAL STUDENT.
 SB30HickeyTO ESTABLISH AMOUNTS FOR ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS.
 SB29HickeyCONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS; TO SUPPLEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS WITH EXCESS LOTTERY PROCEEDS.
 SB28HickeyCONCERNING ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS; AND TO DIRECT THE OFFICE OF THE ARKANSAS LOTTERY TO ESTABLISH A TRUST ACCOUNT FOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AWARD SUPPLEMENTS.
 SB27A. ClarkTO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TEACHERS IN A CRITICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREA; AND TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER CANDIDATE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
 SB26A. ClarkTO INCREASE TEACHERS IN HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS; AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHERS WHO AGREE TO TEACH IN THE HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS.
 SB23B. JohnsonTO CHANGE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS ISOLATED FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB21A. ClarkTO REQUIRE SPECIFIC ASSESSMENTS TO BE SUCCESSFULLY PASSED IN ORDER TO OBTAIN AN ELEMENTARY-LEVEL GENERAL TEACHING LICENSE OR ELEMENTARY-LEVEL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING LICENSE.
 SB12G. StubblefieldTO ESTABLISH THAT EMERGENCY OR SECURITY RECORDS OR OTHER INFORMATION FOR A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IS EXEMPT FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
 SB10L. ChesterfieldTO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GOVERNING BOARDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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