Senate Committee on Education
April 22, 2010
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

* Agenda Revised April 21, 2010, 1:27 pm *
Revision Notes: ADD SB 240


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 SCR20NEVERSSCHOOLS - Provides legislative approval of the MFP formula for FY 2010-2011 adopted by BESE on March 11, 2010.
 SB86GAUTREAUXTOPS - Establishes a cap on TOPS award amounts. (8/15/10) (OR -$13,667,285 GF EX See Note)
 SB89LONGSCHOOLS - Removes unnecessary statutory provision that placed the La. School of Math, Science, and the Arts within the Dept. of Education. (8/15/10)
 SB111LONGSCHOOLS - Allows the La. School for Math, Science, and the Arts to admit high school sophomores on the same basis as juniors and seniors. (gov sig)
 SB112LONGEDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY - Prohibits inclusion of performance data related to students educated in office of juvenile residential centers, justice detention centers, or office of juvenile justice facilities in the school or district performance scores of the public school system where such centers or facilities are located. (8/15/10)
 SB182N.GAUTREAUXTOPS - Provides for certain awards and payments from the Tuition Opportunity Program for Students for Louisiana National Guardsmen. (gov sig) (EN +$17,100 GF EX See Note)
 SB240MURRAYSCHOOLS - Allows the Orleans Parish School Board to exclude certain costs from the amount of local funds that it would otherwise be required to transfer to the RSD. (8/15/10) (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 SB285DONAHUESCHOOLS - Includes students educated in secure facilities under the jurisdiction of the office of juvenile justice in the MFP. (8/15/10)
 SB302APPELEDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY - Requires BESE to assign letter grades to public schools and school districts reflective of their performance. (8/15/10)
 SB344A.DUPLESSISSCHOOLS - Provide relative to submission and review of charter school proposals and charter renewals. (8/15/10)
 SB353NEVERSSCHOOLS - Requires a vote of the people before any local revenues can be transferred or allocated to a charter school. (gov sig)
 SB489NEVERSTEACHERS - Requires the Department of Education to reimburse local school boards for salary supplements paid to certain nationally board certified school personnel. (gov sig) (OR +$16,250,000 GF EX See Note)
 SB509LONGSCHOOLS - Includes the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts and the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts in the MFP.(gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB533ERIC LAFLEURTEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS - Requires BESE to increase the availability of electronic textbooks and instructional materials. (8/15/10)
 SB553ERIC LAFLEURSCHOOLS - Requires BESE to develop an early high school graduation policy. (gov sig)
 SB627ERIC LAFLEURMUSEUMS - Transfers museums from the secretary of state to the lieutenant governor. (1/1/11)
 SB628A.DUPLESSISSTUDENTS - Provides relative to student suspensions and expulsions. (8/15/10)
 SB713NEVERSCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Provides limitation of liability for LAICU and member institutions if confidential student information they submit to the Board of Regents is breached as the result of board actions. (8/15/10)