House Committee on Education
May 19, 2020
9:00 a.m.
Room 1


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 HR34MCKNIGHTEDUCATION - Requests that the state Department of Education, Louisiana Workforce Commission, and Board of Regents jointly report on the status of data sharing agreements for the purpose of evaluating the Jump Start program
 HB425SCHEXNAYDERBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Revises membership and provides relative to powers and duties of the Louisiana Fire and Emergency Training Commission
 HB474FREEMANTEACHERS - Provides relative to the training requirements of certain mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect
 HB542EDMONSTONSTUDENTS - Creates the Dyslexia Commission
 SCR22BARROWBESE - Requests BESE to suspend statewide standardized assessments for the 2019-2020 school year due to COVID-19.
 SCR23FIELDSEDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY - Suspends certain laws relative to school closures due to COVID-19.
 SCR52FIELDSSTUDENTS - Requests the Board of Regents and the postsecondary education management boards to adopt a flexible and holistic admissions policy for summer and fall 2020 semesters due to COVID-19.
 SCR54BOUDREAUXCONGRESS - Memorializes Congress to maintain funding to the Corporation for National and Community Service and its programs, including the LaVetCorps.
 SB78FOILSTUDENTS - Provides relative to disbursement of funds from START savings accounts. (8/1/20) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB84FIELDSEDUCATION DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to legislative approval of Education Excellence Fund expenditure plans. (gov sig)
 SB312FESIEDUCATION DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to environmental education and litter reduction section of the State Department of Education. (gov sig)
 SB481FIELDSSTUDENTS - Provides relative to students impacted due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. (gov sig)


 Persons who do not feel comfortable giving testimony in person at this time may submit a prepared statement in accordance with House Rule 14.33 in lieu of appearing before the committee:
 A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.
 B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.
 NOTE: Only statements mailed to and received prior to 8:00 a.m., on May 19, 2020, will be included in the record for this committee meeting. All persons desiring to participate in the meeting shall utilize appropriate protective health measures and observe the recommended and appropriate social distancing.