Senate Committee on Education
May 15, 2014
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 8, 2014

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR128TROY BROWNSTUDENTS - Requests the LHSAA to study current practices of member schools concerning the awarding of athletic letters, jackets, patches, and other indicia to student athletes who are members of a team for at least three years during high school.
 SB364NEVERSTEACHERS - Provides relative to the evaluation of teachers and administrators. (gov sig) (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB536LAFLEURSCHOOLS - Provides for K-12 student data privacy. (8/1/14) (OR +$651,000 SD EX See Note)
 SB666CORTEZFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to charter school funding. (7/1/14)
 HB178DIXONCURRICULA - Provides relative to instruction on dating violence in public schools (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB179DIXONSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to employment contracts for school employees being promoted or employed in a position of higher salary
 HB390MACKSTATE SYMBOL - Provides for fox pens as part of Louisiana's folklife heritage
 HB407S.CARTERSTUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE - Provides relative to eligibility criteria for admission or readmission to a public school and prohibits the denial of admission or readmission based on certain characteristics (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB533SEABAUGHTEACHERS/EVALUATION - Prohibits the inclusion of test scores of a student who has excessive absences in the value-added model or in other measures of student growth for purposes of teacher evaluations
 HB703J.EDWARDSSCHOOLS/CHARTER - Prohibits the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education from authorizing charter schools under certain circumstances (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB733JACKSONCURRICULA - Requires instruction on child assault awareness and prevention in public schools (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB735JAMESSCHOOLS/DISTRICTS - Provides relative to the parent petition process for removing a school from the jurisdiction of the Recovery School District and returning such school to the local school system (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB876SEABAUGHSCHOOLS/BOARDS - Provides relative to greetings and displays associated with traditional celebrations in winter in public schools
 HB1253N.LANDRYSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to the powers of local public school boards and superintendents with respect to extended sick leave for school bus drivers, teachers, and school employees
 HB1282HODGESSCHOOLS/CHARTER - Provides relative to requirements for the recruiting, employing, and training of charter school employees

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT