Bills in Committee

Education (H)

Bills under consideration and review by committee.

Bill Bill Title
SF 547 A bill for an act relating to applicant priority and grant award amounts under the teach Iowa scholar program. (Formerly SF 304.)
SF 467 A bill for an act relating to online learning and continuous remote learning, and allowing certain school districts or accredited nonpublic schools to deliver coursework using an online learning platform for up to five school days when inclement weather or other unanticipated circumstance causes schools to temporarily close. (Formerly SSB 1192.)
SF 265 A bill for an act relating to temporary parental discretion for the retention of a student at grade level.(Formerly SF 90.)
SF 159 A bill for an act relating to educational offerings and funding by establishing a student first scholarship program for certain pupils attending nonpublic schools, establishing a student first scholarship fund, providing an income tax exemption, modifying and establishing charter school programs, modifying provisions governing the state’s open enrollment law including voluntary diversity plans, modifying the tuition and textbook tax credit, providing for the educator expense deduction, modifying provisions related to education data collection and permissible education programs and funding, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions. (Formerly SSB 1065.)
SCR 4 A concurrent resolution urging Congress to enact legislation to limit the interest rates collected or imposed by the United States Department of Education for certain federal student college loans.(Formerly SCR 1.)
HF 880 A bill for an act requiring school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to offer and teach one unit of African American history in grades nine through twelve.
HF 879 A bill for an act providing that the United States history unit requirement under the state’s educational standards must include instruction in African American history.
HF 878 A bill for an act requiring school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to offer and teach in grades nine through twelve one unit of the history of refugee migration in and to the United States.
HF 877 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of a program that allows an out-of-state applicant or student to pay in-state tuition rates at a state university or community college if the individual agrees to live and work in Iowa for a specified time period following graduation.
HF 876 A bill for an act providing for a teacher licensure renewal requirement relating to cultural competency training.
HF 713 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of a school turnaround program by the department of education to contract with an independent school turnaround expert to provide services to public schools designated as being in need of intervention.
HF 679 A bill for an act relating to school district protocols for suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention and the identification of adverse childhood experiences and strategies to mitigate toxic stress response.
HF 671 A bill for an act relating to compensation of college athletes and including effective date and applicability provisions.
HF 659 A bill for an act establishing a school district pandemic recovery competitive grant program in the department of education and making appropriations.
HF 628 A bill for an act relating to teacher career paths, multiple leadership roles, and compensation for teachers, school foundation aid distributed to teachers for salaries and additional duties, and to class size management strategies approved for Iowa’s school districts.
HF 611 A bill for an act relating to teacher compensation for temporary additional teaching assignments.
HF 594 A bill for an act relating to lead testing in water supply systems serving child care facilities and schools, and making penalties applicable.
HF 569 A bill for an act relating to water bottle filling stations and lead testing in school districts.
HF 568 A bill for an act relating to speech and expression at school districts and providing for remedies.
HF 564 A bill for an act relating to student concussion and brain injury policies.
HF 533 A bill for an act relating to free speech requirements at public institutions of higher education and providing for remedies.
HF 503 A bill for an act establishing a school climate and bullying prevention work group.
HF 496 A bill for an act prohibiting tenure systems at the institutions of higher learning governed by the state board of regents, and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 49.)
HF 470 A bill for an act relating to authorized transfers of school district funds to the student activity fund for the school budget year beginning July 1, 2020, and including effective date provisions.
HF 465 A bill for an act relating to the compulsory age of attendance and to penalties for failure to attend school.
HF 420 A bill for an act encouraging school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to incorporate in the curricula elements or standards concerning or characteristic of American culture.
HF 401 A bill for an act relating to school district funding by modifying provisions relating to the permissible grounds for and amounts of supplemental aid and modified supplemental amounts and including effective date and applicability provisions.
HF 399 A bill for an act providing for a statewide course numbering system for postsecondary and concurrent enrollment courses and for a statewide course numbering system fund.
HF 398 A bill for an act establishing an education scholarship account program for pupils attending a nonpublic school or receiving private instruction, establishing an education scholarship account fund, providing an income tax exemption, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.
HF 376 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa core standards for social studies, providing for regular review and revision of the related administrative rules, and requiring that human growth and development instruction provided by school districts include age-appropriate and research-based instruction inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health practices.
HF 374 A bill for an act providing for a school district extraordinary enrollment supplement for the school budget year beginning July 1, 2021, making appropriations, and including effective date provisions.
HF 373 A bill for an act providing low-income pupil supplementary weighting for school districts and including effective date and applicability provisions.
HF 334 A bill for an act relating to student participation in interscholastic or intramural athletic teams or sports based on biological sex.
HF 326 A bill for an act relating to curricula offered by school districts that include instruction relating to gender identity.
HF 266 A bill for an act relating to school district and area education agency enrollments and school district weighting for the budget year beginning July 1, 2021, and including effective date provisions.
HF 264 A bill for an act providing for a world language education pilot program and making appropriations.
HF 246 A bill for an act making an appropriation to the department of education for the Iowa reading research center.
HF 245 A bill for an act requiring school districts to adopt a child sexual abuse prevention instructional program for students in kindergarten through grade twelve.
HF 243 A bill for an act requiring radon testing and mitigation in public schools, and including applicability provisions.
HF 238 A bill for an act relating to pupil enrollment in a course or program that includes instruction in human growth and development and the information and forms that must be provided to the parent or guardian of a pupil prior to such enrollment.
HF 237 A bill for an act requiring school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to prohibit pharmaceutical product advertisement in schools and relating to medical and health information offered to students under the educational standards.
HF 222 A bill for an act providing for the reduction of certain funding and budgets for public schools, community colleges, and regents institutions following the use of specified curriculum and including effective date and applicability provisions.
HF 215 A bill for an act relating to schools identified for comprehensive support and improvement by authorizing parents or guardians to petition for the closure of an attendance center, for implementation of an education voucher program, or for establishment of a charter school, establishing an education voucher fund, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
HF 204 A bill for an act providing that public postsecondary institutions are prohibited from requiring students or employees to wear face masks or social distance off campus and only accredited private institutions that do not require students or employees to wear face masks or social distance off campus can qualify for the Iowa tuition grant program, and including effective date provisions.(See HSB 162.)
HF 184 A bill for an act relating to student participation in interscholastic or intramural athletic teams or sports based on biological sex.
HF 166 A bill for an act relating to disclosure of sponsors of research conducted by persons employed by public institutions of higher education.
HF 165 A bill for an act relating to violations of school instructional time requirements for the school year beginning July 1, 2020, by restricting the collection of or providing for the refund of certain taxes, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
HF 154 A bill for an act relating to human growth and development course enrollment at school districts and to pupil attendance at educational conferences or seminars in which human growth and development information is provided.
HF 153 A bill for an act relating to the appointment of a director of public policy events at each institution of higher education governed by the state board of regents.
HF 114 A bill for an act relating to school nutrition standards and guidelines and to a nutrition advisory panel convened by the department of education.
HF 106 A bill for an act relating to qualifications to instruct law in the state of Iowa, and including effective date provisions.
HF 105 A bill for an act authorizing a receiving school district to send school vehicles into a district of residence to transport a pupil participating in open enrollment to and from school.
HF 101 A bill for an act providing for a teacher recruitment and retention task force.
HF 51 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of an advanced opportunities program for certain students enrolled in public schools to take overload and dual credit courses, postsecondary credit-bearing and career and technical education certificate examinations, and career and technical education workforce training courses, and the award of scholarships for early graduation or obtaining certain amounts of postsecondary credit.
HF 37 A bill for an act relating to private instruction by adding reporting requirements and requiring school districts to conduct health and safety visits for children placed under competent private instruction, independent private instruction, or private instruction.
HF 15 A bill for an act providing for access to feminine hygiene products in public school restrooms.