Senate Committee on Education
May 3, 2012
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 2, 2012, 6:31 pm *
Revision Notes: Removed SB 385, SB 665, SB 716, SB 720 Added SB 726

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR60PERRYBESE - Requests BESE/DOE to develop a comprehensive curriculum for a high school communications/speech course to prepare students to communicate effectively.
 SB515WALSWORTHSPECIAL EDUCATION - Provides relative to funding for educational services in residential facilities. (8/1/12)
 SB594TROY BROWNSCHOOLS - Authorizes local school boards to provide transportation to certain students attending certain technical colleges. (8/1/12) (EG1 INCREASE LF See Note)
 SB619DORSEY-COLOMBSCHOOLS - Provides relative to policies prohibiting harassment, intimidation, and bullying in public schools. (8/1/12)
 SB650NEVERSTEACHERS - Provides relative to teacher tenure and for evaluation of teachers utilizing multiple indicators and data sources. (gov sig) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 SB654FRED MILLSTEACHERS - Provides relative to parental involvement as a factor in determining the effectiveness of a teacher using the value-added assessment model. (gov sig)
 SB709WARDCRIME/PUNISHMENT - Provides for the "Tesa Middlebrook Anti-bullying Act". (gov sig)
 SB726CLAITORBESE - Provides relative to legislative approval of the minimum foundation program formula. (8/1/12)
 SB728CLAITORBESE - Requires BESE to consider and provide funding for the individual needs of each student with special needs in the MFP. (gov sig).
 SB736PETERSONSCHOOLS - Authorizes school boards to create public benefit corporations. (8/1/12)
 HB98THIBAUTPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Authorizes public school boards to name certain school athletic facilities and streets after living persons
 HB149H.BURNSSCHOOLS - Defines the terms "elementary school", "middle school", "junior high school", and "high school" for purposes of general school law
 HB273THOMPSONSCHOOLS/HIGH SCHOOL - Provides relative to the membership of the College and Career Readiness Commission
 HB579ORTEGOCULTURE/FRENCH - Provides relative to the official working language and certain designations of the Council for the Development of French in La. (CODOFIL)
 HB945H.BURNSSTUDENT/LOANS-SCHOLARSHP - Extends TOPS eligibility for certain students who reenlist in the U.S. Armed Forces and maintain continuous active duty (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE