Senate Committee on Education
May 28, 2009
1:00 pm
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR17NEVERSBESE - Provides legislative approval of the MFP formula for FY 2009-2010 adopted by BESE on March 12, 2009.
 SB85GAUTREAUXTOPS - Establishes a cap on TOPS award amounts. (8/15/09) (OR -$3,800,000 GF EX See Note)
 SB87LONGBESE - Allows BESE to determine the requirements for experienced teachers' participation in the Teacher Assistance and Assessment Program. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB220MORRELLEDUCATION DEPARTMENT - Provides that local school boards located in parishes with a population greater than 470,000 are required to provide bus transportation only to students attending public schools directly operated by the local school board. (8/15/09)
 HB176POPECURRICULA/DRIVER ED - Permits a child who is in at least the 9th grade and is within 90 days of his 15th birthday to participate in the classroom instruction component of the driver education program operated by BESE and the state Dept. of Education
 HB183HOFFMANNTEACHERS/CERTIFICATION - Requires BESE to establish an appeals process for applicants who have been denied teacher certification (EN NO IMPACT EX See Note)
 HB570HOFFMANNSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to policies, procedures, and practices at public elementary and secondary schools concerning electronic communications by an employee at a school to a student at that school
 HB621HOFFMANNTEACHERS/CERTIFICATION - Provides relative to the certification of foreign associate teachers

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE