Tennessee Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 25 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, removes the Tennessee School for the Deaf from the Tennessee School for the Blind facilities beginning with the 2022-2023 school year; changes from Davidson County to middle Tennessee the location at which a Tennessee School for the Deaf branch must operate; prohibits certain schools from sharing certain leadership positions at the same time. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 08 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 1339 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As introduced, requires that a computer science course be offered at each public high school and public charter high school beginning with the 2019-2020 school year; creates the computer science and technology in public schools task force to review, research, and recommend computer science and technology curriculum standards and frameworks and to recommend strategies to meet the state's anticipated computer science and technology workforce needs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
Apr 22 2019
SB 504 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, authorizes LEAs to offer internship programs for elective credits in the high school curriculum through cooperative agreements with local and state governments. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6.
Feb 04 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
SB 1061 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities available to incarcerated individuals in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41; Title 49 and Title 50.
Feb 06 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
SB 801 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to submit an annual report to the education committees of both houses on school districts that offer a career and technical education program in agriculture, food, and natural resources, and on students enrolled in the program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
SB 268 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, prohibits the board from modifying the uniform grading systems for students enrolled in grades K-12 more than once every three school years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.
Jan 29 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 307 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As introduced, requires the state board of education to approve a released time course offered by a local board of education for school credit as a special course that offers elective credits for each student who participates; requires instructors of a released time course offered for school credit to be licensed; prohibits the state board of education from requiring prior approval of the curriculum or textbooks of a released time course offered for school credit. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 70 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, extends the date of the repeal of the Virtual Public Schools Act from June 30, 2019, to June 30, 2023. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 16.
Jan 07 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 1000 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, requires a degree-granting postsecondary educational institution to designate a staff member to serve as a homeless-student liaison to assist homeless students who are enrolled, or planning to enroll, in the institution, and to develop a plan to provide homeless students who are enrolled in the institution access to housing resources. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 1303 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Higher - As introduced, requires the department of correction, in partnership with the Tennessee higher education commission and the board of regents, to develop and submit to the general assembly an annual report detailing the higher education opportunities available to incarcerated individuals in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 41; Title 49 and Title 50.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
Apr 22 2019
SB 1373 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As introduced, requires the state board of education to approve a released time course offered by a local board of education for school credit as a special course that offers elective credits for each student who participates; requires instructors of a released time course offered for school credit to be licensed; prohibits the state board of education from requiring prior approval of the curriculum or textbooks of a released time course offered for school credit. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 944 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, establishes the Governor's Civics Seal to recognize public schools and local education agencies implementing high-quality civic education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 945 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Dept. of - As introduced, requires the department to submit an annual report to the education committees of both houses on school districts that offer a career and technical education program in agriculture, food, and natural resources, and on students enrolled in the program. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 11.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
SB 33 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, removes the Tennessee School for the Deaf from the Tennessee School for the Blind facilities beginning with the 2022-2023 school year; changes from Davidson County to middle Tennessee the location at which a Tennessee School for the Deaf branch must operate; prohibits certain schools from sharing certain leadership positions at the same time. - Amends TCA Title 49.
Jan 08 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
SB 800 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education - As introduced, establishes the Governor's Civics Seal to recognize public schools and local education agencies implementing high-quality civic education programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 209 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, prohibits the board from modifying the uniform grading systems for students enrolled in grades K-12 more than once every three school years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 4.
Jan 29 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
SB 1241 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, authorizes the state board to extend the six-year period required for the standards review and development committees and advisory teams to review the standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies for a period not to exceed three years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 737 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, authorizes the state board to extend the six-year period required for the standards review and development committees and advisory teams to review the standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies for a period not to exceed three years. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 3.
Feb 05 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019
HB 1192 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, State Board of - As introduced, changes from August 1 to July 1 the date by which the state board of education must annually submit a report to the general assembly concerning implementation of standards and curriculum designed to educate students about the United States and Tennessee governments. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1028.
Feb 06 2019 Intro.
Apr 22 2019
HB 1244 (111th Regular Session (2019-2020))
Education, Curriculum - As introduced, decreases, from "at least two" to "at least one", the number of physical education class meetings an LEA must require elementary school students to attend each full school week. - Amends TCA Section 49-6-1021.
Jan 30 2019 Filed For Introduction
Apr 22 2019

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