Senate Committee on Education
May 6, 2021
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 5, 2021, 3:50 pm *
Revision Notes: Added HB 253

 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - APRIL 29, 2021

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR15MILLIGANBESE - Requests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to create a Purple Star School Award Program.
 SB86FOILSPECIAL EDUCATION - Requires the governing authority of each public school to develop and adopt policies for the installation and operation of video cameras in certain classrooms. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB117GREGORY TARVERTEACHERS - Prohibits measures of student growth from being used to evaluate teacher performance or effectiveness for the 2020-2021 school year. (gov sig)
 SB128JACKSONTEACHERS - Provides relative to teacher planning time and lunch periods and to provide an exemption from tolls on La. Hwy. 1 bridge for school personnel. (See Act) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB238MILLIGANSCHOOLS - Provides with respect to the Caddo Educational Excellence Fund. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB253MCKNIGHTSCHOOLS - Provides relative to the governance and funding of the Special School District, which provides special education services through its schools and programs (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB394RISERHIGHER EDUCATION - Requires postsecondary education institutions to post reports relative to campus security policies and campus crime statistics on their websites (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

DISCUSSION
 1. Presentation of the Education Excellence Fund by the Louisiana Department of Education
 2. Motion regarding the proposed Minimum Foundation Program formula FY 2021-2022

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT
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