Bills in Committee

Education (S)

Bills under consideration and review by committee.

Bill Bill Title
SF 551 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 550 A bill for an act relating to additional weighting for limited English proficient students and including applicability provisions.
SF 539 A bill for an act establishing the office of student loan ombudsman within the college student aid commission. (Formerly SF 318.)
SF 495 A bill for an act relating to school bus equipment standards, requirements, and funding, and including effective date provisions.
SF 480 A bill for an act requesting the establishment of an interim committee to study the feasibility of allowing a day of virtual instruction to count as a minimum school day when inclement weather causes schools to close. (Formerly SF 353.)
SF 441 A bill for an act relating to kindergarten programs offered by school districts.
SF 440 A bill for an act relating to the determination of school district enrollment for certain school districts following a disaster event and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 439 A bill for an act relating to the burden of proof in certain judicial proceedings involving school boards and rules adopted by the department of education. (Formerly SF 298.)
SF 433 A bill for an act establishing requirements relating to the use and identification of open educational resources by postsecondary educational institutions and requiring exploration and action on opportunities to reduce education resources costs.
SF 432 A bill for an act requiring that human growth and development instruction by school boards include age-appropriate information regarding dating violence and affirmative consent.
SF 376 A bill for an act relating to the health education requirement for grades nine through twelve under the education standards. (Formerly SF 270.)
SF 371 A bill for an act relating to probationary periods for school district administrators.
SF 354 A bill for an act requesting the establishment of an interim study committee to consider school district and accredited nonpublic school use of online learning technology as a means to meet minimum school day or school hour requirements when inclement weather causes schools to close.
SF 352 A bill for an act relating to alternative pathways and alternative practitioner preparation programs leading to initial teacher and administrator licenses and endorsements.
SF 317 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 311 A bill for an act providing for access to feminine hygiene products in public school restrooms.
SF 284 A bill for an act relating to shared operational functions for purposes of supplementary weighting for school districts and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 278 A bill for an act requiring community colleges and institutions of higher learning governed by the state board of regents to offer to certain students financial literacy programs designed to reduce student loan debt.
SF 224 A bill for an act relating to independent private instruction reporting and notice of intent requirements.
SF 219 A bill for an act relating to an intercollegiate basketball scheduling requirement for institutions of higher learning under the control of the state board of regents.
SF 199 A bill for an act relating to voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law. (Formerly SSB 1034.)
SF 177 A bill for an act providing for the establishment of a teacher recruitment and retention task force.
SF 166 A bill for an act requesting the establishment of a state university governance interim study committee.
SF 161 A bill for an act relating to the amounts paid to a receiving district for a pupil participating in open enrollment and including applicability provisions.
SF 130 A bill for an act relating to the school start date and including effective date provisions.
SF 129 A bill for an act to modify the school start date and including effective date provisions.
SF 97 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 73 A bill for an act authorizing the use of revenues from the physical plant and equipment levy for school safety and security equipment and including effective date and applicability provisions.
SF 70 A bill for an act relating to school building emergency operations plans by authorizing investigations of unplanned fire alarm activations prior to initiation of regular evacuation and safety procedures.
SF 54 A bill for an act prohibiting public and accredited nonpublic schools and postsecondary educational institutions from scheduling classes, activities, or events during presidential precinct caucuses and including effective date provisions.
SF 32 A bill for an act relating to a petition by a school board for amendment or repeal of a rule adopted by the state board of education.
SF 31 A bill for an act establishing a limitation on the amount of administrative costs for school districts.
SF 30 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa core curriculum and to assessment and content standards for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools and including effective date provisions.
SF 28 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 27 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of tenure systems at public postsecondary educational institutions.
SSB 1214 A concurrent resolution to establish a fine arts program interim study committee. (See SCR 8.)
SSB 1190 A bill for an act relating to the responsibilities and authority of school districts or school corporations, accredited nonpublic schools, or area education agencies. (See SF 438.)
SSB 1165 A bill for an act relating to requirements school districts and accredited nonpublic schools must meet to provide distance learning classes that meet the requirements of Iowa’s education program. (See SF 394.)
SSB 1163 A bill for an act authorizing use of concurrent enrollment programs for teaching certain subjects required under the educational standards and making an appropriation to fund enrollment of pupils under concurrent enrollment program agreements between accredited nonpublic schools and community colleges. (See SF 488; SF 603.)
SSB 1099 A bill for an act relating to speech and expression at public institutions of higher education, providing for remedies, and including effective date provisions. (See SF 274.)
SSB 1052 A bill for an act relating to requirements for eligibility under the all Iowa opportunity scholarship program. (See SF 246.)
SSB 1051 A bill for an act relating to eligibility and reporting requirements for the skilled workforce shortage tuition grant program. (See SF 245.)
SSB 1043 A bill for an act to require school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to offer high school students an opportunity to take the United States citizenship and immigration services naturalization civics test, and including applicability provisions. (See SF 209.)
SSB 1042 A bill for an act relating to recommendations regarding school building emergency operations plans. (See SF 160.)
SSB 1034 A bill for an act relating to voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law. (See SF 199.)
SSB 1033 A bill for an act relating to special minor’s driver’s licenses for students attending accredited nonpublic schools. (See SF 140.)
SSB 1032 A bill for an act relating to incentives for whole grade sharing and school district reorganization or dissolution. (See SF 138; SF 602.)
SSB 1031 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 teacher licensure and providing for related matters. (See SF 159.)
SSB 1030 A bill for an act relating to eligibility for the health care loan repayment program. (See SF 167.)
SSB 1029 A bill for an act relating to a financial literacy requirement under the state’s educational standards. (See SF 139.)
SJR 1 A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa to provide home rule for school districts.
SCR 8 A concurrent resolution to establish a fine arts program interim study committee. (Formerly SSB 1214.)
HF 609 A bill for an act to legalize the participation in the instructional support program by the Bennett community school district, and providing an effective date. WHEREAS, section 257.18 authorizes a school district to participate in the instructional support program, if the board of directors of the school district takes action by adopting a resolution to participate in the program and after twenty-eight days following the board’s action, the secretary of the board does not receive a petition asking that the question to approve or disapprove the board’s action be submitted to the voters of the school district; and WHEREAS, on April 9, 2018, the board of directors of the Bennett community school district duly adopted a resolution to participate in the instructional support program in compliance with section 257.18; and WHEREAS, on April 12, 2018, the action of the board of directors of the Bennett community school district was certified to the department of management; and WHEREAS, the certification of the board’s action was in error since it did not comply with the twenty-eight-day requirement; and WHEREAS, the secretary of the board has not received a petition asking that the question to approve or disapprove the board’s action be submitted to the voters of the school district; NOW THEREFORE,