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EDUCATION COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
BILL: SB910
Sponsor: Salmon
TO CLARIFY THE RATE OF PAYMENT FOR TEACHERS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULED OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL BASE CONTRACT PERIOD.
BILL: SB886
Sponsor: Broadway
TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY USE THE ANNUAL SAVINGS PRODUCED BY PARTICIPATING IN THE STATE'S BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1555
Sponsor: Betts
TO CLARIFY STUDENT GROWTH FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB862
Sponsor: Broadway
TO AMEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS.
Monday, April 6, 2009
BILL: SB459
Sponsor: Broadway
TO IMPROVE DATA COLLECTION BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
BILL: SB358
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO ALLOW REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR A STUDENT WHO HAS DIFFICULTY WITH SENSORY PROCESSING WHEN TAKING STATE REQUIRED TESTS.
BILL: HB1959
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
BILL: SB847
Sponsor: Broadway
TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO CONTINUE ATTENDANCE AT A NONRESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES.
Friday, April 3, 2009
BILL: HB1606
Sponsor: Saunders
TO PROVIDE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
BILL: HB1999
Sponsor: Lea
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT.
Lea
BILL: SB814
Sponsor: Broadway
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION.
BILL: SB861
Sponsor: Broadway
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION.
BILL: SB963
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CHILD CARE SERVICES FOR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILY RECIPIENTS ENROLLED IN DAY OR EVENING CLASSES IN A TWO-YEAR COLLEGE.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
BILL: SB999
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSED PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL POLICIES.
BILL: SB998
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT CONCERNING CLASSIFIED PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL POLICIES.
BILL: SB987
Sponsor: Elliott
TO PLACE LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND DURATION OF CARRYOVER CATEGORICAL FUNDS.
BILL: SB956
Sponsor: Crumbly
TO ALLOW STUDENTS IN GRADE TEN (10) OR ABOVE TO PARTICIPATE IN COSMETOLOGY COURSES OFFERED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BILL: SB943
Sponsor: Elliott
TO IMPROVE PARENTS' ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA ON ACHIEVEMENT GAPS AND ON PUBLIC SCHOOL PLANS TO CLOSE ACHIEVEMENT GAPS.
BILL: SB863
Sponsor: Broadway
TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR ROUTINE INSPECTIONS AND REPORTING OF INSPECTIONS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
BILL: SB862
Sponsor: Broadway
TO AMEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS.
BILL: SB860
Sponsor: Broadway
TO ALLOW THE COMMISSION FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION TO DEVELOP RULES GOVERNING PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS.
BILL: SB840
Sponsor: Salmon
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION FOR COORDINATION OF EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS.
BILL: SB664
Sponsor: Bryles
TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ADVERTISE A BOND SALE BY A METHOD OTHER THAN NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION.
BILL: SB452
Sponsor: Salmon
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON THE STATUS OF ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
BILL: SB918
Sponsor: Salmon
TO INCREASE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN THE SMART CORE CURRICULUM.
Monday, March 30, 2009
BILL: HB1680
Sponsor: Maloch
TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE EMPLOYEE WHO PREVIOUSLY WORKED FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IS ELIGIBLE FOR CATASTROPHIC LEAVE.
BILL: HB1273
Sponsor: Blount
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB980
Sponsor: Crumbly
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB852
Sponsor: Broadway
TO AMEND THE TEACHER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO TEACHERS RETURNING TO COLLEGE TO RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION.
BILL: SB853
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CONSOLIDATE THE TEACHER EDUCATION RECRUITMENT PROGRAMS AND CREATE THE STATE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM.
BILL: SB854
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND THE MILITARY DEPENDENTS SCHOLARSHIP.
BILL: SB855
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CREATE CONTINUING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CHILDREN AND SPOUSES OF CERTAIN PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES IF THE PUBLIC SERVICE RESULTS IN DEATH OR PERMANENT AND TOTAL DISABILITY.
BILL: SB856
Sponsor: Broadway
TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM AWARDS.
BILL: SB857
Sponsor: Broadway
TO REPEAL THE FACULTY/ADMINISTRATOR DEVELOPMENT FELLOWS PROGRAM.
BILL: SB850
Sponsor: Broadway
TO BROADEN THE HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM.
BILL: SB791
Sponsor: Broadway
TO ESTABLISH THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AT UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK AS THE LEAD AGENCY FOR THE OVERSIGHT OF THE ARKANSAS VICTIM ASSISTANCE ACADEMY.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
BILL: SB955
Sponsor: Crumbly
TO STRENGTHEN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB926
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE AWARD PROCEDURE FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS BY INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB904
Sponsor: J. Key
TO ESTABLISH THE REVIEW OF LEGISLATIVE JOINT AUDITING COMMITTEE FINDINGS BY THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD FOR TEACHERS.
BILL: SB903
Sponsor: Madison
THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE VISITOR PLACEMENT ORGANIZATION REGISTRATION ACT.
BILL: SB898
Sponsor: Miller
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB896
Sponsor: Altes
TO AMEND TITLE 6 RELATED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE.
BILL: SB889
Sponsor: Bryles
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE A DETAILED REPORT OF NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STUDENT CATEGORICAL FUND EXPENDITURES AND RESULTS FROM PROGRAMS FUNDED BY NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STUDENT CATEGORICAL FUNDS.
BILL: SB885
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
TO CREATE AN INTERIM STUDY OF THE AFFORDABILITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN THIS STATE.
BILL: SB880
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE DEFINITIONS REGARDING PRIVATE RESIDENT AND CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
BILL: SB500
Sponsor: Hendren
TO ASSIST SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN EQUIPPING SCHOOL BUSES WITH ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND NOTICES DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE SAFTEY OF CHILDREN ON SCHOOL BUSES.
BILL: SB499
Sponsor: Hendren
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN ON SCHOOL BUSES BY IMPROVING THE REPORTING OF MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS WHO PASS A SCHOOL BUS ILLEGALLY.
BILL: SB345
Sponsor: Hendren
TO ALLOW A SUPERINTENDENT'S EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT WITH A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE TERMINATED FOR CAUSE AND WITHOUT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAVING ANY FURTHER FINANCIAL OBLIGATION TO THE SUPERINTENDENT.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
BILL: HB2101
Sponsor: Betts
TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSES OF THE PLANNING AND PREPARATION TIME A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE FOR CLASSROOM TEACHERS.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
BILL: SB843
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO ALLOW PRIVATE BORROWING BY STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: SB847
Sponsor: Broadway
TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO CONTINUE ATTENDANCE AT A NONRESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES.
Monday, March 9, 2009
BILL: HB2263
Sponsor: Lovell
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CALCULATING AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION OF SMALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2261
Sponsor: Cole
TO ALLOW STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THAT OFFER AN ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE TO CHANGE THE MATH REQUIREMENT TO "AN APPLICABLE AND APPROPRIATE NONREMEDIAL MATH COURSE"
BILL: HB2254
Sponsor: Blount
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM ACT.
BILL: HB2249
Sponsor: Cheatham
TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER EVALUATIONS.
BILL: HB2227
Sponsor: Perry
TO ALLOW THE CREATION OF A NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BY AN UNOPPOSED WRITTEN RESOLUTION OF AN EXISTING DISTRICT FROM WHICH TERRITORY WILL BE DETACHED.
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC. FOR ONE HUNDRED ONE (101) YEARS OF SERVICE TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN COLLEGE WOMEN AND THE COMMUNITY.
BILL: HB2239
Sponsor: Carnine
TO ENSURE THAT THE SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTABILITY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS IS FAIR, IS BASED ON BEST PRACTICES, AND IS ALIGNED WITH NATIONAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB2238
Sponsor: Carnine
TO RESTRICT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS IF THE RESULTING DISTRICT WILL HAVE AN AREA LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND FIFTY-FOUR SQUARE MILES (1,054 SQ. MI.).
BILL: HB2237
Sponsor: Carnine
TO RESTRICT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
BILL: HB2236
Sponsor: Carnine
TO RESTRICT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL HAVE AN AREA LARGER THAN NINE HUNDRED ONE SQUARE MILES (901 SQ. MI.).
BILL: HB2235
Sponsor: Dunn
PROMOTE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES IN CERTAIN BUILDINGS LEASED BY THE STATE OR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2234
Sponsor: Perry
TO ALLOW THE CREATION OF A NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PULASKI COUNTY AND PROVIDE FOR THE FAIR AND EQUITABLE DIVISION OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES.
BILL: HB2232
Sponsor: M. Burris
TO IMPROVE THE SERVICES FOR ADULTS PARTICIPATING IN THE ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2199
Sponsor: J. Burris
TO ENCOURAGE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE ATTAINMENT FOR ALL ARKANSANS IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2192
Sponsor: Patterson
TO INCLUDE PUBLIC SCHOOL COUNSELORS IN THE STATE TEACHER ASSISTANCE RESOURCE PROGRAM.
BILL: HB2172
Sponsor: Rainey
TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ACHIEVEMENT GAPS IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE INTERVENTION AND SUPPORT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADDRESS THE SEVERITY OF ACHIEVEMENT GAPS.
BILL: HB2170
Sponsor: Carnine
TO PROVIDE FOR INTERVENTION AND PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION UPON EARLY INDICATORS OF THE FISCAL DISTRESS OR FACILITIES DISTRESS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB2129
Sponsor: Everett
CONCERNING THE CREATION OF THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ATHLETIC TRAINING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2130
Sponsor: Everett
CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A PILOT PROGRAM ON ATHLETIC TRAINERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO PROMOTE SAFETY AND CAREERS IN VARIOUS MEDICAL FIELDS.
BILL: HB2135
Sponsor: Williams
THE ARKANSAS CAMPUS SECURITY ENHANCEMENT ACT.
BILL: HB2140
Sponsor: Cook
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUED PAYMENT OF OBLIGATIONS ON UNMATURED BONDS INVOLVED IN MULTIPLE SCHOOL DISTRICT REORGANIZATIONS AND TO CREATE SCHOOL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2144
Sponsor: Cook
AMENDING THE PREREQUISITES FOR HOME SCHOOLING.
BILL: HB2146
Sponsor: Harrelson
CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS OF ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES FOR USE IN THE HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2150
Sponsor: Everett
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF ATHLETIC PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2157
Sponsor: Cook
TO CLARIFY EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT'S LIABILITY FOR THE UNMATURED BONDS OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS EXISTING WHEN THE TERRITORY OF ONE (1) SCHOOL DISTRICT IS DIVIDED AMONG MULTIPLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2159
Sponsor: Allen
THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND WORKFORCE READINESS ACCELERATION ACT.
BILL: HB2163
Sponsor: Rainey
TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ACHIEVEMENT GAPS IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE INTERVENTION AND SUPPORT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADDRESS THE SEVERITY OF ACHIEVEMENT GAPS.
BILL: HB2164
Sponsor: Rainey
TO AMEND THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS AND TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2101
Sponsor: Betts
TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSES OF THE PLANNING AND PREPARATION TIME A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE FOR CLASSROOM TEACHERS.
BILL: HB2111
Sponsor: Garner
TO INCREASE SAFETY ON PUBLIC SCHOOL BUSES.
BILL: HB2114
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
TO MODIFY THE FUNDING FORMULA MODEL FOR UNIVERSITIES.
BILL: HB2043
Sponsor: T. Bradford
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2063
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF STATE-SUPPORTED STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2064
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO PROVIDE STATE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY BY AMENDING THE AMOUNT OF FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2072
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF NONINSTRUCTIONAL DUTIES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
BILL: HB2066
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TIMELY AND ACCURATE RECEIPT OF DATA NEEDED TO CALCULATE AND ADJUST FOUNDATION FUNDING AMOUNTS DISTRIBUTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2026
Sponsor: Lindsey
TO AMEND THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Friday, March 6, 2009
BILL: HB2019
Sponsor: M. Martin
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE PROVISIONS REGARDING STUDENT ABSENTEEISM.
BILL: HB2014
Sponsor: M. Burris
TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURES OF CONTRACTS BETWEEN STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYEES HAVING A FINANCIAL INTEREST.
BILL: HB2012
Sponsor: Carroll
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO OFFER A COURSE IN DRIVER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2003
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND THE LAW PERTAINING TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS AND ATTENDANCE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1999
Sponsor: Lea
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT.
Lea
BILL: HB1996
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
TO INCREASE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOL COUNSELORS TO BECOME SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
BILL: HB1993
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO ALLOW A TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TO PROVIDE ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES AT A REDUCED TUITION AMOUNT.
BILL: HB1992
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS.
BILL: HB1990
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
TO REQUIRE CLEAR EXIT STANDARDS FOR ALL REMEDIAL COURSES TAKEN AT STATE- SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING TECHNIQUES OF REMEDIAL COURSES.
BILL: HB1989
Sponsor: M. Martin
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING HOME SCHOOL LAW.
BILL: HB1976
Sponsor: J. Rogers
TO PROHIBIT THE BUSSING OF STUDENTS ACROSS SCHOOL DISTRICT LINES EXCEPT IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1974
Sponsor: Betts
AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
BILL: HB1972
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1971
Sponsor: Cook
TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS FOR DETERMINING STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING AID.
BILL: HB1970
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS.
Thursday, March 5, 2009
BILL: HB1960
Sponsor: Stewart
TO CHANGE THE CALCULATION OF MINIMUM ENROLLMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION.
BILL: HB1959
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
BILL: HB1956
Sponsor: Word
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PROJECT GRADUATION COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1952
Sponsor: Breedlove
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS USED IN CALCULATING FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1940
Sponsor: Cook
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 RELATED TO SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB1938
Sponsor: Saunders
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY.
BILL: HB1937
Sponsor: Saunders
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING ARKANSAS END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
BILL: HB1933
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
TO AMEND TITLE 6 PROVISIONS CONCERNING TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB1932
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WITHIN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
BILL: HB1921
Sponsor: Nix
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE FAIR HEARING ACT.
Nix
BILL: HB1918
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO MODIFY THE NUMBER OF PAID BREAKS FOR CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1908
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INTERIM SUTDY CONCERNING VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1907
Sponsor: Cook
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
BILL: HB1900
Sponsor: Flowers
TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO SERVE AS MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
BILL: HB1896
Sponsor: Carnine
AN ACT CONCERNING ARKANSAS DISTANCE LEARNING.
BILL: HB1272
Sponsor: Blount
TO INCREASE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1875
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO CHANGE THE STRUCTURE OF THE COMMISSION FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION.
BILL: HB1871
Sponsor: Clemmer
AN ACT CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE.
BILL: HB1870
Sponsor: Clemmer
AN ACT CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE.
BILL: HB1869
Sponsor: Clemmer
AN ACT CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1878
Sponsor: Hyde
TO ENSURE THAT ALL STATE FUNDS PROVIDED FOR TEACHER HEALTH INSURANCE IN THE FOUNDATION MATRIX ARE SPENT ON TEACHER HEALTH INSURANCE.
BILL: SB226
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COMMON SPRING BREAK FOR ALL ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB238
Sponsor: Laverty
TO ENSURE STUDENTS CATEGORIZED WITH BEHAVIORIAL DISABILITIES IN OTHER STATES ARE PROMPTLY AND ADEQUATELY PLACED IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
BILL: SB252
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO ENSURE THE ENROLLMENT AGE IN PREKINDERGARTEN IS CONSISTENT WITH THE ENROLLMENT CRITERIA FOR ENTRY INTO PUBLIC SCHOOL.
BILL: SB313
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO CLARIFY APPLICABLE KINDERGARTEN AND PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB1868
Sponsor: Summers
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
BILL: HB1862
Sponsor: Carnine
TO ENSURE INDIVIDUALS WITH NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PAYMENTS WHILE THEY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUCCESS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1854
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO ENSURE THAT ALL ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN STATE ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB1852
Sponsor: Breedlove
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
Monday, March 2, 2009
BILL: HB1808
Sponsor: Allen
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PLANNING PROGRAM ACT.
BILL: HB1805
Sponsor: M. Burris
INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1057
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO A JUVENILE SAFETY PLAN TO SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS.
TO EXPAND REPORTING OF POSTSECONDARY REMEDIATION.
BILL: HR1022
Sponsor: Lea
PROCLAIMING MARCH 2009 AS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH.
Lea
Friday, February 27, 2009
BILL: HB1680
Sponsor: Maloch
TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE EMPLOYEE WHO PREVIOUSLY WORKED FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IS ELIGIBLE FOR CATASTROPHIC LEAVE.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
BILL: HB1665
Sponsor: M. Martin
THE EXTENSION EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS ACT.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
BILL: SB258
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH "GROWTH POOL" OF POSITIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB259
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A "GROWTH POOL" OF POSITIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
BILL: SB316
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF UNRESTRICTED EDUCATIONAL AND GENERAL TUITION AND FEE INCOME AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION CAN SPEND ON ACADEMIC AND PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS.
BILL: SB68
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: HB1606
Sponsor: Saunders
TO PROVIDE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
Monday, February 23, 2009
BILL: HCR1013
Sponsor: Tyler
COMMENDING MR. JIM DAVIDSON OF CONWAY, ARKANSAS, ON FOUNDING AND CHAIRING THE BOOKCASE FOR EVERY CHILD PROJECT AND FOR THE INVALUABLE ASSISTANCE OF EACH MEMBER OF THE CONWAY BOOKCASE PROJECT COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB1589
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
AN ACT TO CREATE THE COMPREHENSIVE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION ANNUAL REPORT.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
BILL: HB1557
Sponsor: Reep
TO ALLOW A SUBURBAN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT TO CONVEY ASSETS TO A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1556
Sponsor: Nickels
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS TO PROVIDE COPIES OF ALL REPORTS THAT IMPACT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF CHILDREN IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1555
Sponsor: Betts
TO CLARIFY STUDENT GROWTH FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1554
Sponsor: Betts
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PUBLISH ITS ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT BY WEBSITE POSTING.
Monday, February 16, 2009
BILL: SB55
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO INCREASE SALARY TRANSPARENCY FOR ADMINISTRATORS IN STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB45
Sponsor: J. Taylor
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTIONS.
BILL: HB1024
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO ALLOW TWO-YEAR COLLEGES TO COMPENSATE NONCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE AT RETIREMENT.
BILL: HB1034
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB1133
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
BILL: SB107
Sponsor: Faris
TO PROHIBIT APPROVAL OF CERTAIN COSMETOLOGICAL SCHOOLS IN PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.
BILL: SB295
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
TO ENSURE CONSISTENT PUBLIC SCHOOL ATTENDANCE LAWS.
BILL: HB1450
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO ENHANCE THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN BY REQUIRING CENTRAL REGISTRY CHECKS FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND BUS DRIVERS.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
BILL: HB1428
Sponsor: Hoyt
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE EXCEPTION FOR SCHOOLS IN SMALL COMMUNITIES FROM LAWS PROHIBITING THE SELLING OF SUPPLIES AND FURNISHINGS TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY A MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB1429
Sponsor: Hoyt
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A STATEMENT REGARDING COMPLIANCE WITH ETHICAL GUIDELINES BE INCLUDED IN A STATUTORILY REQUIRED AUDIT OF AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION.
BILL: HB1425
Sponsor: Dunn
AN ACT TO ENHANCE TEACHER TRAINING FOCUSED ON CHILD PSYCHOLOGY.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
BILL: HB1412
Sponsor: Harrelson
AN ACT TO ALLOW OUT-OF-STATE NONTRADITIONAL LICENSURE APPLICANTS TO BE EMPLOYED AS TEACHER OF RECORD IN ARKANSAS.
Monday, February 9, 2009
BILL: HB1408
Sponsor: Rainey
TO RESTRICT THE ENROLLMENT OF CHILDREN SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OF AGE AND SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE IN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
Friday, February 6, 2009
BILL: HR1013
Sponsor: Rainey
RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS WHOLE CHILD INITIATIVE.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
BILL: HB1391
Sponsor: Abernathy
CONCERNING NEW OR ADDITIONAL POSITIONS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
BILL: HR1011
Sponsor: G. Smith
COMMENDING DR. JERRY GUESS ON HIS SELECTION AS THE 2008 SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR FOR THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
BILL: HB1357
Sponsor: M. Burris
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
Monday, February 2, 2009
BILL: HB1342
Sponsor: Flowers
TO STRENGTHEN THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN BY ENSURING SCHOOL FACILITY INSPECTIONS ARE LAWFULLY CONDUCTED AND COMPLIED WITH.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
BILL: SB206
Sponsor: Miller
CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO THE LOCAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES.
BILL: HB1273
Sponsor: Blount
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1272
Sponsor: Blount
TO INCREASE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1271
Sponsor: Flowers
TO EXPAND THE MEMBERSHIP FOR THE COMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL POLICIES FOR CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES IN EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
BILL: HB1250
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO REQUIRE A REVIEW OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY BEFORE EACH FISCAL SESSION.
BILL: HB1253
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO PROTECT SCHOOL CHILDREN FROM INFECTIOUS DISEASE; TO REQUIRE IMMUNIZATIONS FOR DIPHTHERIA, TETANUS TOXOIDS, AND ACELLULAR PERTUSSIS IN THE SEVENTH GRADE.
BILL: HB1251
Sponsor: Breedlove
AN ACT TO CREATE A LOAN PROGRAM FOR OUT-OF-STATE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR FORGIVENESS OF LOANS FOR PROFESSIONALS WHO PRACTICE IN ARKANSAS FOR NO LESS THAN FIVE (5) YEARS.
Monday, January 26, 2009
BILL: HB1222
Sponsor: Hyde
AN ACT TO ENSURE CONTINUED ACCOUNTABILITY AND EFFICIENCY FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS INVOLVED IN DESEGREGATION LITIGATION.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
BILL: HB1132
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT TO CREATE A BIRTH THROUGH PREKINDERGARTEN TEACHING CREDENTIAL.
BILL: HB1133
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
BILL: HCR1003
Sponsor: Ingram
COMMENDING SUSAN WAGGENER ON HER SELECTION AS ARKANSAS'S 2009 TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
BILL: HB1098
Sponsor: Webb
TO ALLOW STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PRE-K TO ENROLL IN KINDERGARTEN IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1091
Sponsor: Sample
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO MEET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON AN APPEAL OF THE SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION OF A STUDENT.
Monday, January 12, 2009
BILL: HB1057
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO A JUVENILE SAFETY PLAN TO SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS.
BILL: HB1054
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO MODIFY THE UNIFORM DATE FOR THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.
BILL: HB1034
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB1024
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO ALLOW TWO-YEAR COLLEGES TO COMPENSATE NONCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE AT RETIREMENT.
BILL: HB1007
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO ALLOW STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO COMPENSATE NONCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE AT RETIREMENT.
BILL: HB1005
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS USED IN CALCULATING FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1006
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO PROVIDE FOR A CONSISTENT RATE OF INCREASE TO THE SALARIES OF CLASSIFIED SCHOOL PERSONNEL.