Senate Education and Career Development Committee
January 30, 1:30 p.m.
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SB 29 • Sen. Mike Bohacek Districts must provide materials to juvenile detention facilities for detained students (testimony only)
SB 216 • Sen. Philip Boots, Sen. Jeff Raatz Changes eligibility for educational costs exemptions for children and spouses of veterans; this appears to reduce those exemptions (amend and vote only)
SB 266 • Sen. Michael Crider, Sen. Randall Head Establishes mental health services and related personnel as legitimate uses of secured school grant money (testimony only)
SB 362 • Sen. Jeff Raatz, Sen. Dennis Kruse Increases classroom supply tax credit for teachers from $100 to $500 (amend and vote only)
SB 434 • Sen. Andy Zay, Sen. Jeff Raatz, Sen. Erin Houchin Requires state board to develop alternative benchmarks for some alternative schools (amend and vote only)
SB 508 • Sen. Jeff Raatz Reduces and weakens suicide, bullying, and child abuse and neglect training requirements for teachers (amend and vote only)
SB 532 • Sen. Jean Leising, Sen. Jeff Raatz Requires a new teacher licensing exam (amend and vote only)
SB 606 • Sen. Jeff Raatz Removes provision that certain considerations may account for not more than 33% of teachers’ salaries; districts must tie teachers’ salary increases to these factors (testimony only)
SB 607 • Sen. Jeff Raatz, Sen. Andy Zay $2.5 million annually to go to workforce diploma reimbursement program, which it establishes (testimony only)
On January 23, the committee voted to pass three bills: SB 420 (workforce training tax credit program), SB 438 (workplace specialist license), and SB 338 (widening pre-K eligibility).
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