COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Tuesday, April 12, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Florence Shapiro 



SB 149        West
Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program.

SB 536        Davis
Relating to the use of certain disciplinary management practices or behavior management techniques by peace officers employed or commissioned by school districts.

SB 866        Deuell
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education.

SB 1113       Wentworth
Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools.

SB 1328       Watson
Relating to optional dispute resolution methods for school districts and parents of students seeking or receiving special education services.

SB 1543       Wentworth
Relating to the authority of independent school districts to invest in corporate bonds.

SB 1619       Duncan
Relating to the calculation of average daily attendance for a public school student participating in the college credit program.

SB 1871       Davis
Relating to a contracted services program for certain students with pervasive developmental disorder or intellectual disability.

SB 1872       Van de Putte | et al.
Relating to revision of open-enrollment charter school charters to add charter schools under certain circumstances.

Pending Bills:


SB 3          Shapiro
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district.

SB 4          Shapiro
Relating to certification, performance, continuing education, and appraisal of public school teachers.

SB 518        Shapiro
Relating to initiatives designed to improve performance of public school students enrolled at the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade levels.

SB 570        Shapiro
Relating to beginning teacher induction and mentoring programs for public schools.

SB 738        Shapiro
Relating to alternative methods of operating public schools.

SB 872        Shapiro
Relating to the study of productivity and cost-effectiveness in public education.

SB 1383       Shapiro | et al.
Relating to an appraisal and professional development system for public school principals.

SB 1483       Shapiro
Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools.