Tennessee Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
SB 1822 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, requires LEAs to provide opportunity for enrollment in a pre-kindergarten program to all children who are four years of age by September 30 of each year. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 51 and Title 49.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1694 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 16 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1816 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to annually compile a list of courses that may be substituted for certain high school course requirements; requires the department, by April 15 of each year, to distribute the list to each LEA and public charter high school and to the Tennessee higher education commission for distribution to high school counselors and to public institutions of higher education in this state. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1738 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, changes, from August 15 to June 1, the date on which a child must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten; changes, from September 30 to July 31, the date on which a child determined by the director of schools to be sufficiently mature must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1687 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, requires the board to abolish all academic standards for science and social studies for students in kindergarten through grade two; allows the subjects of science and social studies to be incorporated into the curriculum aligned with the academic standards for English language arts for students in kindergarten through grade two. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1767 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, creates a student athlete graduation grant fund to provide a source of funding for one-time payments to eligible student athletes who graduate from public four-year postsecondary institutions located in this state. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 17 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1740 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, requires a student in any grade kindergarten through three to attend summer school if the student's teacher determines that the student is not academically prepared to advance to the next grade level and that grade retention may benefit the student. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1822 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs serving any of the grades three through 12 to offer advanced mathematics courses; requires an LEA that offers advanced mathematics courses to place students achieving a benchmark score as determined by the state board of education on the end-of-grade or end-of-course test in mathematics in an advanced course for the next mathematics course in which the student will enroll; adds other requirements concerning advanced mathematics courses. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 22 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1759 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department, in consultation with the department of health, to develop a standardized form that students can use to report allergies; requires each public school to use the form developed by the department to maintain a record of the school's students with allergies. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1710 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, creates a student athlete graduation grant fund to provide a source of funding for one-time payments to eligible student athletes who graduate from public four-year postsecondary institutions located in this state. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 17 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1835 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, permits the commissioner to grant an LEA a waiver of average class size limits to assist the LEA with funding a grow your own program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3; Title 49, Chapter 5 and Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 22 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1833 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, limits the number of Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests administered to students in grades three through 12. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 22 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1824 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, decreases from 30 to 10 the number of days a municipal corporation must wait before enforcing or ceasing to enforce traffic ordinances on the campus of a public institution of higher education within its borders after receiving a request from the institution. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9 and Title 49.
Jan 22 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1735 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, requires the board to abolish all academic standards for science and social studies for students in kindergarten through grade two; allows the subjects of science and social studies to be incorporated into the curriculum aligned with the academic standards for English language arts for students in kindergarten through grade two. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1826 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to develop and make available to LEAs formative assessment question banks that align with summative assessments used by the department to measure student academic progress. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 22 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1683 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department, in consultation with the department of health, to develop a standardized form that students can use to report allergies; requires each public school to use the form developed by the department to maintain a record of the school's students with allergies. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1839 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, prohibits a governing board of a public institution of higher education from contracting or affiliating with a foreign nation; a political subdivision of a foreign nation; or an organization sponsored, operated, or funded by a foreign nation for the provision or establishment of a program of instruction or a learning center to teach the language or culture of the foreign nation at the public institution of higher education. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 22 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1636 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 16 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
SB 1815 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, limits the number of Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) tests administered to students in grades three through 12. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 22 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020
HB 1691 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, changes, from August 15 to June 1, the date on which a child must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten; changes, from September 30 to July 31, the date on which a child determined by the director of schools to be sufficiently mature must be five years of age to enroll in kindergarten. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Jan 15 2020 Filed For Introduction
Jan 23 2020

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