Bills in Committee

Education (S)

Bills under consideration and review by committee.

Bill Bill Title
SF 2363 A bill for an act relating to assessment scores set by the department of education for successful completion of a practitioner preparation program and for initial licensure. (Formerly SSB 3194.)
SF 2359 A bill for an act relating to voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law. (Formerly SF 270.)
SF 2352 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of a working group to collaboratively develop a cohesive policy on academic ineligibility for participation in extracurricular activities. (Formerly SSB 3162.)
SF 2296 A bill for an act prohibiting persons from entering multiple occupancy toilet facilities in elementary and secondary schools that do not correspond with the person’s biological sex.
SF 2276 A bill for an act relating to the posting by public schools of the department of human services’ child abuse hotline telephone number. (Formerly SF 2160.)
SF 2273 A bill for an act relating to the conditions for which a student enrolled in grades one through twelve may be excused from physical education requirements. (Formerly SF 2174.)
SF 2253 A bill for an act requiring school districts to establish security plans for school buildings. (See SF 2364.)
SF 2223 A bill for an act providing for consolidation of area education agencies.
SF 2206 A bill for an act relating to private instruction for children of compulsory attendance age.
SF 2191 A bill for an act relating to academic programs of regents institutions and community colleges. (See SF 2361.)
SF 2174 A bill for an act relating to the conditions for which a student enrolled in grades one through twelve may be excused from physical education requirements. (See SF 2273.)
SF 2160 A bill for an act relating to the posting by public schools of the department of human services’ child abuse hotline telephone number. (See SF 2276.)
SF 2085 A bill for an act requiring school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to issue high school credit for satisfactory completion of high school-level units of instruction. (See SF 2318.)
SF 2077 A bill for an act relating to public education funding by establishing the state percent of growth and the categorical state percent of growth for the budget year beginning July 1, 2018, eliminating future repeal provisions for collection of sales tax for deposit in the secure an advanced vision for education fund, and authorizing uses for revenues received from the fund.
SF 2076 A bill for an act relating to language and literacy development for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.
SF 2065 A bill for an act relating to independent private instruction reporting and notice of intent requirements.
SF 2064 A bill for an act relating to the earliest school calendar start date.
SF 2063 A bill for an act relating to the school start date and including effective date provisions.
SF 2056 A bill for an act relating to the inclusion of age-appropriate sexual abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking awareness and prevention information in academic standards and the health curriculum for students in kindergarten through grade twelve.
SF 2046 A bill for an act relating to tuition and fee waivers for students enrolled in postsecondary studies in in-demand career fields and to prioritizing certain state grants and scholarships for such students. (See SF 2348.)
SF 2042 A bill for an act relating to school district funding and programs and including applicability provisions.
SF 2034 A bill for an act prohibiting the placement of former foster children under private instruction if the adoptive parents are receiving an adoption subsidy.
SF 2030 A bill for an act relating to school-related physical restraint and seclusion policies, practices, training, and prohibitions.
SF 2029 A bill for an act relating to the inclusion of age-appropriate sexual abuse and sexual assault awareness and prevention information in academic standards and the health curriculum for students in kindergarten through grade twelve.
SF 2017 A bill for an act relating to education by modifying the duties and authority of certain state and local governmental entities, and including effective date provisions.
SF 2005 A bill for an act authorizing the waiver of the subject and performance-based assessment requirements for teacher licensure.
SF 2004 A bill for an act providing for school employee training relating to suicide awareness and prevention. (See SF 2113.)
SF 443 A bill for an act relating to children’s residential facility certification requirements and care furnished by bona fide religious institutions, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1114.)
SF 440 A bill for an act relating to authorized expenditures for preschool programs under the statewide preschool program for four-year-old children and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1136.)
SF 427 A bill for an act relating to supplementary weighting for limited English proficient students and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly SF 150.)
SF 402 A bill for an act relating to information school counselors make available as students develop and implement individual career and academic plans.
SF 392 A bill for an act providing for the reporting of information relating to student absences by school districts to the state department of education.
SF 391 A bill for an act relating to independent private instruction and to funding for the home school assistance program.
SF 390 A bill for an act relating to state and school antiharassment and antibullying policies, providing for training for school personnel, establishing a bullying and violence prevention student mentoring pilot program and a school climate improvement grant program, providing for a school climate and bullying work group, and making an appropriation.
SF 379 A bill for an act relating to permissible uses for school district funding received for a home school assistance program and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 378 A bill for an act providing for training on suicide awareness and prevention for school personnel and crisis plans for attendance centers.
SF 372 A bill for an act relating to the activities and duties of the state board of regents and the board’s administrative office.
SF 354 A bill for an act relating to the admission and exclusion of pupils in kindergarten and first grade by school districts, lowering the compulsory age of attendance to age five, and including effective date provisions.
SF 337 A bill for an act relating to residency requirements for institutions of higher learning governed by the state board of regents.
SF 330 A bill for an act relating to school district cooperation for medical assistance reimbursement for services provided to children requiring special education who are participating in open enrollment.
SF 323 A bill for an act establishing conditions under which a licensed teacher may remove a student from the teacher’s assigned classroom, and including administrative protections and immunity from civil and criminal liability.
SF 322 A bill for an act authorizing school districts to approve the use of certain categorical funding supplement moneys for general fund purposes.
SF 321 A bill for an act specifying procedures for boundary changes involving the severance from and attachment of territory to a school district by petition and election.
SF 314 A bill for an act establishing a limitation on the amount of administrative costs for school districts.
SF 305 A bill for an act relating to school district funding by establishing a district cost per pupil equity budget adjustment funded by interest earned on cash reserve funds and including effective date provisions.
SF 304 A bill for an act relating to school district funding by establishing a district cost per pupil equity budget adjustment, modifying limitations on the cash reserves, and including effective date provisions.
SF 294 A bill for an act requiring video and audio monitoring devices in certain areas of public schools and authorizing the expenditure of moneys received from the secure an advanced vision for education fund for installation and operation of video and audio monitoring devices.
SF 288 A bill for an act relating to consideration of political affiliation and balance in the employment of faculty at institutions of higher education governed by the state board of regents.
SF 271 A bill for an act relating to the exercise, by school districts, of any broad and implied powers not inconsistent with the laws of the general assembly, and to the construction of statutes related to school district boards and school districts.
SF 270 A bill for an act relating to voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law. (See SF 2359.)
SF 248 A bill for an act relating to educational instruction and course content primarily over the internet.
SF 247 A bill for an act relating to an exemption from school district retention and intensive summer reading program requirements for students showing good cause.
SF 229 A bill for an act to provide that peace officers and retired peace officers qualify as classroom driver education instructors.
SF 204 A bill for an act relating to physical restraint and seclusion practices, training, and prohibitions.
SF 187 A bill for an act authorizing the use of school district cash reserve funds for initial year preschool program funding and including effective date and applicability date provisions.
SF 181 A bill for an act requiring the payment of certain out-of-state education expenses for students requiring medical treatment and including effective date provisions.
SF 175 A bill for an act relating to school district transportation assistance aid, making appropriations, and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 160 A bill for an act relating to licensing fees collected by the board of educational examiners and deposited in the general fund of the state, and including effective date provisions.
SF 155 A bill for an act establishing the categorical state percent of growth and including effective date provisions.
SF 154 A bill for an act establishing the state percent of growth and including effective date provisions.
SF 150 A bill for an act relating to supplementary weighting for limited English proficient students and including effective date and applicability provisions. (See SF 427.)
SF 138 A bill for an act relating to private instruction by adding a reporting requirement and requiring school districts to conduct health and safety visits for the protection of children placed under competent private instruction or private instruction.
SF 137 A bill for an act relating to school core curriculum and twenty-first century learning skills required to be addressed in rules adopted by the state board of education.
SF 136 A bill for an act relating to the state preschool program by establishing a preschool expansion incentive, authorizing state aid for the incentive, and addressing program costs.
SF 135 A bill for an act relating to the compulsory age of attendance and to sanctions for failure to attend school.
SF 128 A bill for an act relating to subject assessment requirements for teacher licensure by the board of educational examiners. (See SF 2171.)
SF 121 A bill for an act providing for additional weighting for eligible students identified as limited English proficient who are enrolled in the statewide preschool program for four-year-old children.
SF 120 A bill for an act relating to supplementary weighting for school districts for shared operational functions and including applicability provisions.
SF 119 A bill for an act requiring that human growth and development instruction by school boards include age-appropriate information regarding dating violence and prevention.
SF 98 A bill for an act expanding the statewide preschool program to include certain five-year-old children and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 95 A bill for an act relating to a transfer of funding for a time certain among the athletic programs at the institutions of higher learning under the control of the state board of regents.
SF 83 A bill for an act relating to the criminal offense of sexual exploitation by a school employee, and making penalties applicable. (See SF 238.)
SF 69 A bill for an act relating to the determination of preschool budget enrollment for purposes of the statewide preschool program for four-year-old children and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 41 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of tenure systems at public postsecondary educational institutions.
SF 31 A bill for an act authorizing a school district to adopt a mandatory uniform policy.
SF 30 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa core curriculum and content and assessment standards for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools and including effective date provisions.
SF 29 A bill for an act relating to education by modifying the duties and authority of certain state and local governmental entities, establishing an education savings grant program and fund, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 8 A bill for an act establishing a low-income program supplement for school districts to provide programs serving low-income pupils.
SF 7 A bill for an act requiring radon testing in public schools and including applicability provisions.
SF 6 A bill for an act modifying the supplementary weighting for limited English proficient students and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SSB 3194 A bill for an act relating to assessment scores set by the board of educational examiners for successful completion of a practitioner preparation program and for initial licensure. (See SF 2363.)
SSB 3181 A bill for an act specifying procedures for boundary changes involving the severance from and attachment of territory to a school district by petition and election.
SSB 3180 A bill for an act providing for a dyslexia response task force and report. (See SF 2360.)
SSB 3179 A bill for an act establishing requirements relating to the use and identification of open educational resources by postsecondary educational institutions. (See SF 2362.)
SSB 3162 A bill for an act relating to periods of academic ineligibility for participation in extracurricular activities. (See SF 2352.)
SSB 3120 A bill for an act relating to speech and expression at public institutions of higher education, providing for civil remedies, and including effective date provisions. (See SF 2344.)
SSB 3119 A bill for an act relating to administration of a civics examination students must pass as a condition of high school graduation and for issuance of a high school equivalency diploma and including applicability provisions. (See SF 2341.)
SSB 3109 A bill for an act relating to the state school foundation program and including effective date provisions. (See SF 2164.)
SSB 3088 A bill for an act relating to community college accreditation. (See SF 2272.)
SSB 3030 A bill for an act expanding the Iowa learning online initiative to include students receiving independent private instruction, competent private instruction, or private instruction and providing for related fees. (See SF 2131.)
SSB 3029 A bill for an act relating to matters involving the state board and department of education to reflect current practices, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, and resolve inconsistencies. (See SF 2114.)
SSB 3028 A bill for an act relating to terminology changes in education-related Iowa Code references to foreign languages.
SSB 3027 A bill for an act relating to the expiration date of a license issued by the board of educational examiners. (See SF 2130.)
SSB 3002 A bill for an act relating to school bus route ride time limitations. (See SF 2137.)
SSB 3001 A bill for an act requiring the department of education to include references to state or federal statutory or regulatory provisions necessitating the inclusion of information in reports filed with the department. (See SF 2274.)
SSB 1137 A bill for an act relating to educational programs developed or administered by the department or state board of education, school districts, or accredited nonpublic schools, and to school-age children’s health screenings, providing for or relating to fees, and including effective date provisions.
SSB 1124 A bill for an act relating to school district finance by modifying provisions relating to the calculation of the regular program state cost per pupil and the regular program district cost per pupil, and by establishing a supplementary weighting plan for certain mandatory school district transportation costs and including effective date provisions.
SSB 1114 A bill for an act relating to children’s residential facility certification requirements and care furnished by bona fide religious institutions, and including effective date provisions.
SSB 1083 A bill for an act relating to the amount of tuition grant received by a qualified resident student.
SSB 1061 A bill for an act relating to eligibility requirements for grant and loan forgiveness programs administered by the college student aid commission that provide assistance to elementary and secondary school teachers in this state.
SSB 1060 A bill for an act relating to educational assistance programs administered by the college student aid commission for nurses, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, and nurse educators.
SSB 1059 A bill for an act relating to the registration of postsecondary schools by the college student aid commission and student eligibility for state student financial aid programs.
SSB 1058 A bill for an act relating to the disposition or modification of uncollectible student debt owed to the college student aid commission.
SSB 1047 A bill for an act relating to computer science education by providing for education standards by the state board of education, for instructor endorsements and authorizations issued by the board of educational examiners, for establishment of a computer science professional development incentive fund, and for the establishment of a computer science education work group.
SSB 1028 A bill for an act relating to the state school foundation program and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SSB 1017 A bill for an act relating to disciplinary actions taken against a licensed school employee required to be reported to the board of educational examiners.
SSB 1001 A bill for an act relating to statewide assessments of student progress utilizing core academic indicators.
SJR 6 A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa to provide home rule for school districts.
HF 602 A bill for an act providing an exemption to an education requirement for certain children’s residential facilities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HSB 186.)
HF 562 A bill for an act to provide that peace officers and retired peace officers qualify as classroom driver education instructors. (Formerly HF 419.)