Missouri State Senate
Bills assigned to Education

SB 19 - Shields - Renames both Missouri Western State College and Missouri Southern State University-Joplin
SB 20 - Shields - Creates a tax credit for teachers' related out-of-pocket expenses
SB 25 - Champion - Renames "Southwest Missouri State University" as "Missouri State University"
SB 36 - Nodler - Increases the number of voting members on the governing board of Missouri Southern State University-Joplin
SB 42 - Days - Modifies provisions regarding early childhood special education
SB 48 - Crowell - Freezes tuition rates from the time Missouri undergraduates enter college until they graduate
SB 81 - Bartle - Removes the line 1(b) calculation in the school foundation formula
SB 85 - Crowell - Establishes the Classroom Trust Fund
SB 87 - Klindt - Prohibits A+ reimbursements from being issued to any four-year institution of higher learning
SB 91 - Dougherty - Allows certain private vocational, technical schools and certain proprietary schools to receive A+ reimbursements
SB 97 - Coleman - Changes the name of Harris-Stowe State College to Harris-Stowe State University
SB 98 - Champion - Changes the names of various higher education institutions
SB 102 - Bartle - Certain school districts shall be reimbursed fully for costs associated with offering certain special educational services
SB 103 - Bartle - Allows school districts to convene a committee of their board in order to rule on pupil residency waiver requests
SB 109 - Dougherty - Alters provisions regarding teacher tenure
SB 112 - Coleman - Formulates a procedure for recalling school board members
SB 114 - Champion - Alters the composition of the governing board of Southwest Missouri State University from eight members to ten
SB 115 - Bartle - Alters provisions regarding pupil enrollment hearings
SB 116 - Bartle - Establishes the Classroom Trust Fund
SB 118 - Bray - Alters provisions regarding teacher termination hearings
SB 136 - Champion - Permits certain school districts a waiver from DESE allowing the district to choose its own accreditation standards
SB 155 - Mayer - Requires certain identifying information to be expunged by the Division of Family Services
SB 161 - Gross - Establishes the "Founding Documents Protection Act"
SB 197 - Gross - Prohibits public school athletic teams from participating in athletic tournaments held in municipalities tolerant of marijuana usage
SB 231 - Crowell - Increases the General Assembly's fiscal supervision of public higher education institutions
SB 266 - Gibbons - Alters the definition of "teacher" in the teacher tenure act
SB 285 - Clemens - Certain school districts may resume participation in the career ladder program at the same matching level for which the district qualified during its last year of participation
SB 286 - Nodler - The Coordinating Board shall hold out-of-state public higher education institutions to criteria similar to those required of public in-state higher education institutions
SB 287 - Shields - Transitions the state away from a tax-rate driven education funding formula to a student-needs based education funding formula
SB 296 - Coleman - Makes certain students eligible for in-state tuition, regardless of their immigration status
SB 297 - Coleman - Alters the metropolitan school district's procedures with regard to employees subject to removal
SB 298 - Coleman - Alters provisions regarding the superintendent and teachers of the St. Louis public school system
SB 299 - Coleman - Removes school principals from certain sections of the Metropolitan school district's teacher tenure statute
SB 306 - Purgason - Raises the amount school board members may accept for performing services for (or selling property to) their district
SB 336 - Dougherty - Allows certain private vocational, technical schools and certain proprietary schools to receive A+ reimbursements
SB 417 - Engler - Extends voting rights to a student curator or governing board member of various higher education institutions
SB 446 - Crowell - Imposes a four-year ban on certain persons being employed by public four-year higher education institutions
SB 454 - Loudon - Students may receive foreign language credit in public education institutions for sign language classes
SB 455 - Loudon - Makes revisions to laws concerning charter schools
SB 473 - Kennedy - Provides an inflation increase in the per-pupil amount of state aid for hold-harmless school districts
SB 475 - Kennedy - Alters the foundation formula by adding a condition to the hold-harmless calculation
SB 480 - Shields - Encourages effective involvement by parents and families in support of their children's education
SB 481 - Shields - Alters policies regarding public school special education services
SB 515 - Taylor - Requires summer school programs be run by the school district in order for the district to double count its summer school attendance
SJR 4 - Cauthorn - Allows a school district to provide transportation for private school pupils
SJR 15 - Coleman - Creates the "Education First Trust Fund"
SJR 17 - Crowell - Alters the membership of the State Board of Education
SJR 20 - Shields - Proposes a constitutional amendment to elevate the allowable level of bonded indebtedness for school districts from 15 percent to 20 percent
HB 258 - Cunningham - Repeals the requirement that school districts conduct an annual census of children with disabilities who reside in the school district
HB 276 - Cunningham - Allows special education laws to comply with the recent reauthorization of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
HB 297 - Pearce - Renders several alterations to the state's education policy
HB 320 - Muschany - Revises procedures for lapse of school districts and institutes a School Wellness Pilot Program
HB 440 - Pratt - Extends voting rights to a student curator or governing board member of various higher education institutions
HB 443 - Sander - Alters provisions regarding the Public School Retirement System
HB 473 - Yates - Allows school districts to convene a committee of their board in order to rule on pupil residency waiver requests
HB 530 - Moore - Students may receive foreign language credit in public education institutions for sign language classes
HB 539 - Icet - Grants school districts the right to include hiring incentives

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