Senate Committee on Education
April 8, 2010
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SB83APPELEDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY - Expands the test type options used in grades three, five, six, seven, and nine as part of LEAP. (8/15/10) (EN NO IMPACT EX See Note)
 SB262NEVERSSTUDENTS - Regulates collection of student biometric information. (gov sig)
 SB297DONAHUEADULT EDUCATION - Eliminates the division of adult and community education within the Dept. of Education and transfers the responsibility for adult education programs from BESE to LCTCS. (7/1/10)
 SB298DONAHUEBESE - Requires BESE to broadcast its meetings over the Internet and to archive such broadcasts. (8/15/10) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB309ERIC LAFLEURSTUDENTS - Provides relative to habitual absence or tardiness of students. (gov sig)
 SB444ERIC LAFLEURSCHOOLS - Repeals provisions relative to schools that are outdated or have been held unconstitutional. (8/15/10)
 SB445ERIC LAFLEURTEACHERS - Repeals outdated provisions relative to public school teachers. (8/15/10)
 SB446ERIC LAFLEURSTUDENTS - Repeals outdated provisions relative to assignment, placement, and continuance of public school students. (8/15/10)
 SB447ERIC LAFLEURSTUDENTS - Repeals requirement for establishment of certain high school student database. (8/15/10)
 SB448ERIC LAFLEURBESE - Repeals requirement that BESE, the Board of Regents, and the postsecondary education management boards develop an academic assistance program in public high schools for college bound students unprepared for college work. (8/15/10)
 SB486NEVERSTOPS - Allows an alternative eligibility requirement of attainment of the WorkKeys silver level score, in lieu of the minimum ACT score required of students for a TOPS-Tech Award. (7/1/10) (EN +$21,903 SG EX See Note)
 SB487NEVERSEDUCATION DEPARTMENT - Re-creates the Department of Education. (6/30/10)
 SB488NEVERSPOSTSECONDARY ED - Provides that certain rules adopted by the Board of Regents are subject to the Administrative Procedure Act. (gov sig)
 SB490NEVERSCURRICULA - Provides that Career Diploma curriculum end-of-course exam questions reflect course content and method of instruction. (gov sig)
 SB493NEVERSCOMMUNITY TECH SYSTEM - Repeals duplicative and outdated LCTCS reporting requirements. (8/15/10)
 SB538NEVERSPOSTSECONDARY ED - Clarifies Board of Regents' powers, duties, and functions. (gov sig)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE