House Committee on Education
May 21, 2013
9:00 am
Room 1


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 HB615CAMERON HENRYSCHOOLS/CHARTER - Provides prohibitions for charter schools and charter school proposals relative to staffing positions
 HB539LANCE HARRISPUBLIC LANDS/SCHOOLS - Authorizes the Avoyelles Parish School Board to exchange certain sixteenth section lands
 HB625GAINESTEACHERS - Provides relative to the process for discharging, demoting, or disciplining a permanent public school teacher (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB648PYLANTBESE - Requires the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to adopt rules requiring high school students to complete at least one course offered by a BESE-authorized online or virtual course provider as a prerequisite to graduation (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB93NEVERSPOSTSECONDARY ED - Provides for the awarding and transfer of college credit for academic content in career and technical and industry-based certification courses. (gov sig) (EN +$25,000 GF EX See Note)
 SB182CORTEZSTUDENTS - Provides relative to cocurricular and extracurricular activities, including interscholastic athletics. (8/1/13)
 SB36HEITMEIERENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH - Requires public post secondary education institutions to develop smoke-free policies for its campuses. (8/1/14) (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 SCR45BODI WHITESCHOOLS - Requests the LCTCS Board of Supervisors to open the new Baton Rouge Community College Workforce Training Center as soon as possible.
 SCR28NEVERSEDUCATION DEPARTMENT - Requests the Department of Education to plan and conduct the Louisiana Teacher Empowerment, Learning and Leading Survey (La TELLS) Initiative.
 SCR48NEVERSPOSTSECONDARY ED - Requests the Board of Regents to consider articulation and transfer efforts of public postsecondary educational institutions when allocating funds through the funding formula for public postsecondary education.
 SCR49NEVERSPOSTSECONDARY ED - Requests the Board of Regents to develop a uniform policy regarding the acceptance of college credit hours earned through Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams.

 To receive information from the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and specified others concerning the motion adopted by the board on April 17, 2013, to permit school systems to make requests to the state superintendent of education for exceptions to board rules applicable to school libraries and media programs and provide for committee discussion and questions related thereto.