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HB1055 Author: RICHMOND
Summary: EDUCATION/ADULT:Eliminates the division of adult and community education within the Dept. of Education and transfers the responsibility for adult education programs from BESE to LCTCS
Position: Support - Strongly
Reasons: none
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HB1180 Author: P.SMITH
Summary: TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS:Authorizes local public school boards to use state funds to purchase instructional technology and related hardware (OR NO IMPACT EX See Note)
Position: Support - Strongly
Reasons: none
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HB1276 Author: HARDY
Summary: SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS:Requires a school bus operator to report his arrest for specified offenses involving operating a vehicle
Position: Support - Strongly
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HB177 Author: POPE
Summary: SCHOOLS/FINANCE:Requires the state to pay the transportation costs for students attending approved nonpublic elementary and secondary schools (OR +$15,942,355 GF EX See Note)
Position: Support - Strongly
Reasons: Needs to be funded by the state since it is presently an unfunded mandate
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HB229 Author: PEARSON
Summary: RETIREMENT/PUBLIC SYSTEM:(Constitutional Amendment) Relative to public retirement systems, requires a 2/3 vote to enact any changes to retirement provisions having an actuarial cost (OR NO IMPACT APV)
Position: Support - Strongly
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HB251 Author: P.SMITH
Summary: SCHOOLS/ST SUPERINTDT:Requires the state superintendent of education to possess certain qualifications at the time of appointment by BESE
Position: Support - Strongly
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HB403 Author: PEARSON
Summary: BESE:Requires BESE to broadcast on the Internet the audio and video of all board and committee meetings conducted in Baton Rouge and to archive the audio and video of such meetings (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Position: Support - Strongly
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HB433 Author: HARDY
Summary: SCHOOLS:Requires BESE to establish a uniform grading scale for use in public schools
Position: Support - Strongly
Reasons: none
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HB729 Author: CARMODY
Summary: PUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS:Provides with respect to the sale of surplus property by school boards
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB298 Author: DONAHUE
Summary: BESE:Requires BESE to broadcast its meetings over the Internet and to archive such broadcasts. (8/15/10) (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB353 Author: NEVERS
Summary: SCHOOLS:Requires a vote of the people before any local revenues can be transferred or allocated to a charter school. (gov sig)
Position: Support - Strongly
Reasons: The voters should be able to decide the funding on Type 2 charter schools.
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SB422 Author: NEVERS
Summary: SUPERINTENDENT OF ED:Provides relative to the functions and duties of the state superintendent of education. (8/15/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB444 Author: LAFLEUR
Summary: SCHOOLS:Repeals provisions relative to schools that are outdated or have been held unconstitutional. (8/15/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB462 Author: MICHOT
Summary: FUNDS/FUNDING - Constitutional amendment to provide relative to the use of monies in the Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. (2/3 CA13s1(A))
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB485 Author: MORRELL
Summary: SCHOOLS:Provides relative to the provision of special education and related services in charter schools. (8/15/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
Reasons: none
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SB491 Author: NEVERS
Summary: EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:Requires the state superintendent of education to secure funding to provide an annual increase of at least 2.75% in the MFP. (gov sig)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB495 Author: NEVERS
Summary: BESE:Provides relative to the duties, functions, and responsibilities of BESE. (8/15/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB522 Author: MICHOT
Summary: TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS:Requires BESE to increase the availability of electronic textbooks and instructional materials. (8/15/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB527 Author: BROOME
Summary: SCHOOLS:Requires local school districts to provide certain classroom management training to school personnel. (gov sig)
Position: Support - Strongly
Reasons: none
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SB533 Author: LAFLEUR
Summary: TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS:Requires BESE to increase the availability of electronic textbooks and instructional materials. (8/15/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB536 Author: NEVERS
Summary: CRIME/PUNISHMENT - Creates the crime of simple burglary of a school. (8/15/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SB658 Author: HEBERT
Summary: EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:Requires the Dept. of Education to ensure that the amount it annually expends for certain salaries does not exceed the amount expended by the department for salaries in such category in effect on January 1, 2007. (7/1/10)
Position: Support - Strongly
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SCR20 Author: NEVERS
Summary: SCHOOLS:Provides legislative approval of the MFP formula for FY 2010-2011 adopted by BESE on March 11, 2010.
Position: Support - Strongly
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