Missouri State Senate
Bills assigned to Education

SB 6 - Loudon - Establishes the "Safe Schools Fund" and allows local school districts to utilize such moneys for a variety of safety-related expenses
SB 29 - Nodler - Alters various provisions of the state's higher education policy
SB 64 - Goodman - Authorizes school districts to set school opening date up to a certain date prior to Labor Day and provides for exemption to make-up days requirement based on inclement weather
SB 83 - Griesheimer - Establishes a county municipal court in Franklin County and alters the foundation formula to compensate Franklin County School Districts for any loss of revenue from the establishment of the new municipal court
SB 99 - Mayer - Increases by $250 million the assessed value thresholds for tax rates that may be imposed without voter approval by junior college districts
SB 106 - Graham - Adds voting student members to the governing boards of various public higher education institutions
SB 111 - Rupp - Eliminates the Missouri Advisory Council of Certification for Educators and replaces it with a Commissioner's Advisory Council on Teacher Quality
SB 133 - Rupp - Alters provisions regarding expedited due process hearings
SB 135 - Nodler - Allows the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to provide primary school loans
SB 136 - Nodler - Eliminates the Missouri Advisory Council of Certification for Educators and replaces it with a Commissioner's Advisory Council on Teacher Quality
SB 137 - Bray - Allows the hiring of a retired teacher to work up to full-time without losing their retirement benefits
SB 140 - Rupp - Provides local boards of education the authority to identify a designee to bind the school district in a settlement agreement reached during the resolution session of a special education due process hearing
SB 147 - Nodler - Alters provisions regarding expedited due process hearings
SB 148 - Nodler - Provides local boards of education the authority to identify a designee to bind the school district in a settlement agreement reached during the resolution session of a special education due process hearing
SB 149 - Nodler - Alters provisions regarding higher education scholarships
SB 160 - Rupp - Alters provisions regarding higher education scholarships
SB 189 - Green - Requires the superintendent of each public school district to ensure that all students, prior to promotion from grade nine to grade ten, attend a tour of a proximate state correctional center
SB 203 - Lager - Adds an additional $500 annual payment to teachers under the Career Ladder Program
SB 221 - Callahan - Establishes a procedure whereby certain territory of the Kansas City School District may be annexed to the Independence School District
SB 227 - Graham - Explicitly grants the Missouri Higher Education Loan authority (MOHELA) the ability to sell or liquidate any asset of the authority
SB 228 - Graham - Explicitly grants the Missouri Higher Education Loan authority (MOHELA) the ability to sell or liquidate any asset of the authority
SB 236 - Shields - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop standards for high-quality mentoring for beginning teachers and principals
SB 243 - Mayer - Increases the compulsory school attendance age for all children in Missouri to seventeen years of age
SB 254 - Nodler - Creates the "Missouri Legacy Fund" to provide college financial assistance
SB 320 - Clemens - Creates the "Large Animal Veterinary Student Loan Program" and modifies the Large Animal Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program
SB 362 - Shoemyer - Modifies provisions regarding the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority and funding of higher education
SB 389 - Nodler - Modifies several provisions regarding the state's higher education system
SB 436 - Rupp - Modifies provisions relating to the First Steps Program
SB 443 - Smith - Creates the "Teach for Missouri Act"
SB 448 - Coleman - Establishes recall elections for school board members
SB 456 - Gross - Grants additional payment to school districts in certain situations
SB 480 - Ridgeway - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop mentoring standards for beginning teachers and principals and creates an alternative mechanism for teacher certification
SB 513 - Clemens - Allows nurses working in any area of need to qualify for the Professional and Practical Nursing Student Loan Program
SB 522 - Green - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to recalculate the state school aid for the Riverview Gardens School District to correct an error
SB 539 - Justus - Modifies requirements for anti-bullying policies of local school districts
SB 551 - Coleman - Repeals the statute authorizing the creation of the transitional school district in the city of St. Louis
SB 561 - Engler - Alters provisions regarding teacher termination hearings
SB 564 - Smith - Modifies which entities may sponsor a charter school
SB 566 - Kennedy - Requires publishers of instructional materials to provide electronic copies of such materials for specialized uses
SB 572 - Vogel - Allows the curators of the University of Missouri to close certain financial records relating to donor or potential donors
SB 617 - Rupp - Prohibits the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from promulgating rules as to certain services under Part B of Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act
SB 618 - Rupp - Establishes the "Milton Friedman 'Put Parents in Charge' Education Program"
SB 619 - Rupp - Allows political corporations to enter into certain financial agreements
SB 625 - Coleman - Modifies the definition of "weighted average daily attendance" in calculating state aid
SB 645 - Wilson - Modifies the length of the school term for the 2006-2007 school year
SB 646 - Wilson - Modifies the definition of "bullying" in a public school's "anti-bullying" policy to include cyberbullying
SB 652 - Coleman - Modifies provisions regarding elementary and secondary education
SB 663 - Barnitz - Requires the board of education to promulgate a rule to allow spouses of military members to receive a provisional teacher's license
SB 688 - Gibbons - Creates a legislative task force on improving urban education
SB 689 - Smith - Creates the "Missouri Public Charter School State Board"
SB 690 - Smith - Creates the "Metropolitan School District Improvement Act"
SB 692 - Ridgeway - Authorizes additional school districts to create charter schools and modifies entities that may sponsor a charter school
SB 708 - Shoemyer - Authorizes issuance of bonds to finance certain educational facility projects and modifies provisions regarding the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority
SJR 8 - Ridgeway - Elevates the allowable level of bonded indebtedness for school districts from 15 percent to 20 percent
SJR 12 - Crowell - Alters the composition of the state Board of Education
HB 70 - Day - Exempts high school students transferring into the state from passing certain government and constitution courses if they document completion of similar requirements in another state
HB 134 - Guest - Modifies provisions regarding appropriations requests for equipment by the University of Missouri
HB 213 - Cunningham - Requires higher education institutions to adopt policies promoting academic freedom and to report on steps taken to protect student academic freedom
HB 264 - Cunningham - Allows the state Board of Education to invest in government securities offered at a discount or at less than par value
HB 265 - Cunningham - Modifies provisions relating to education
HB 267 - Jones - Modifies provisions relating to education
HB 469 - Wallace - Modifies provisions regarding school safety and liability for school personnel
HB 489 - Baker - Modifies various provisions regarding education
HB 620 - Muschany - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to create mentoring standards for beginning teachers and principals and creates an alternative mechanism for teacher certification
HB 678 - Marsh - Exempts school districts in declared federal disaster areas based on inclement weather in January 2007 from making up days and time lost due to the inclement weather
HB 941 - Kingery - Allows the curators of the University of Missouri to close certain financial records as they relate to donors or potential donors

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