Missouri State Senate
Bills assigned to Education

SB 580 - Shields - Requires collaboration between certain departments in order to achieve a more efficient and effective educational system
SB 590 - Nodler - Renders several alterations to the state's higher education policy
SB 602 - Callahan - Establishes a procedure for annexation of certain territory of the Kansas City School District to the Independence School District
SB 644 - Shields - Alters provisions regarding public school funding
SB 650 - Champion - Specifies terms of office and eligibility criteria for the governing board of Missouri State University
SB 653 - Bartle - Fully reimburses certain school districts for costs associated with offering certain special education services
SB 654 - Nodler - Establishes the "Associate Degree Transfer Incentive Scholarship Program"
SB 655 - Nodler - Allows the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to provide primary school loans
SB 656 - Nodler - Modifies requirements for out-of-state public higher education institutions
SB 662 - Crowell - Increases the amount of the "Bright Flight" scholarship from $2,000 a year to $4,000 a year
SB 673 - Graham - Requires that one voting member of the governing boards of certain state institutions of higher education be a student
SB 674 - Wilson - Defines "bullying" and prohibits school employees, volunteers, or students from bullying a student while on school property
SB 676 - Wilson - Alters provisions with regard to charter schools
SB 679 - Gross - Extends the termination date for a grant program regarding capital improvements for engineering colleges in the University of Missouri system
SB 707 - Wilson - Alters provisions with regard to charter schools
SB 708 - Wilson - Provides tuition grants to war veterans who served in Iraq
SB 727 - Bray - Allows the hiring of retired teachers to work between 550 and 800 hours without losing their retirement benefits
SB 736 - Crowell - Allows public school districts to offer a class or classes in which the Bible is incorporated
SB 769 - Mayer - Permits school districts meeting certain criteria to make a one-time additional fund transfer and to reduce their school terms
SB 776 - Nodler - Revises current law requirements for the presentation of information in public schools relating to contraception, abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases
SB 790 - Clemens - Requires public high school students to satisfactorily complete four year-long courses in personal finance education
SB 806 - Gross - Establishes the "Founding Documents Protection Act"
SB 831 - Kennedy - Alters the school funding formula provision that reduces current-year funding for districts with decreases in summer school attendance
SB 833 - Nodler - Repeals the prohibition on including students' attendance records, grades, class rank or other information on high school diplomas
SB 834 - Nodler - Alters various provisions of the state's special education policy
SB 857 - Nodler - Grants additional authority to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education
SB 894 - Nodler - Renders multiple alterations to the state's education policy
SB 912 - Goodman - Establishes a virtual school program
SB 920 - Coleman - Establishes the "Urban Flight Scholarship Program"
SB 921 - Coleman - Establishes the "Missouri Senior Cadets Program"
SB 937 - Nodler - Eliminates the Missouri Advisory Council of Certification for Educators and replaces it with a commissioners advisory council
SB 947 - Shields - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop standards for high-quality early childhood education
SB 962 - Ridgeway - Creates the "Missouri Student Success Scholarships Tax Credit Program"
SB 970 - Gross - Adjusts the foundation formula to compensate school districts for any decreases in amounts received from fines
SB 978 - Kennedy - Establishes a transitional period whereby the weighted average daily attendance distribution method for Prop C funds would be phased-in
SB 980 - Clemens - Modifies the student loan program for nursing students
SB 983 - Mayer - Requires each school district to adopt as a goal the expenditure of at least two-thirds of its current operational expenditures on classroom instruction
SB 994 - Dougherty - Alters the "special education threshold" for any school district with a higher-than-average student population with elevated blood lead levels
SB 1085 - Kennedy - Modifies provisions regarding the self-administeration of medication by students
SB 1088 - Engler - Alters provisions regarding teacher termination hearings
SB 1114 - Goodman - Requires the State Board of Education to annually establish a target school start date
SB 1142 - Graham - Explicitly grants MOHELA the ability to sell assets, and specifies the manner in which proceeds from such assets may be utilized
SB 1156 - Nodler - Renders technical and grammatical alterations to the statute that creates the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority
SB 1164 - Graham - Provides that teacher training programs shall include instruction in main streaming children with special needs as well as instruction regarding the IEP process
SB 1169 - Bray - Exempts from certain administrative penalties school districts that demonstrate their students have to cross highways and arterials under specified conditions
SB 1190 - Loudon - Allows certain colleges and universities located in St. Louis to sponsor charter schools that are located in St. Louis only
SB 1211 - Coleman - Allows private, not-for-profit colleges or universities to appoint and employ college or university police officers
SB 1226 - Ridgeway - Alters provisions regarding teacher certification
SB 1234 - Bartle - Alters provisions regarding the Missouri School Improvement Program
SB 1249 - Alter - Establishes the "Missouri Science Education Act"
SJR 22 - Cauthorn - Allows a school district to provide transportation for private school pupils
SJR 31 - Ridgeway - Elevates the allowable level of bonded indebtedness for school districts from 15% to 20%
SJR 34 - Crowell - Alters the composition of the State Board of Education
HB 1036 - Sander - Requires closed captioning of electronic video instructional materials designed for elementary institutions
HB 1058 - Cunningham - Alters provisions regarding school attire
HB 1059 - Cunningham - Establishes procedures for the evaluation of credits for students transferring into an accredited public school district from an unaccredited public or nonpublic school or a home school
HB 1180 - Corcoran - Exempts from certain administrative penalties school districts that demonstrate their students have to cross highways and areterials under specified conditions
HB 1234 - Loehner - Revises the nursing student repayment loan program
HB 1245 - Sater - Authorizes school nurses to keep on hand and administer prefilled syringes of epinephrine to any student who is having an anaphylactic reaction
HB 1251 - Guest - Extends the termination date for a grant program regarding capital improvements for engineering colleges in the University system
HB 1275 - Baker - Establishes a virtual school program
HB 1347 - Myers - Requires students at public institutions of higher education to take courses regarding United State Constitution, the Missouri Constitution, American History, and governmental institutions
HB 1449 - Wright - A substitute or part-time teacher employed within one year of the teacher's retirement shall not be subject to an additional background check
HB 1511 - Lager - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop standards for high-quality early childhood education
HB 1653 - Walton - Modifies requirements for continuing child support obligation for children over eighteen years of age
HB 1732 - Fraser - Broadens and alters the criteria for permissible self-administered medications in public schools
HB 1865 - Bearden - Establishes the "Access Missouri Scholarship Program"
HJR 39 - Bearden - Secures a person's right to pray and acknowledge God according to personal convictions

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