Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Education Committee

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RIS0114IntroCouncil on elementary and secondary education to mandate libraries in high schools to be open one hour before, during and one hour after school.
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2019-04-03
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0403IntroRequires elementary schools to provide instruction in cursive penmanship.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0545IntroCreates the "Nathan Bruno and Jason Flatt Act" which requires training of teachers and school personnel regarding suicide awareness and prevention and establishment of a conflict resolution process between teachers or school personnel and students.
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2019-03-20
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RIS0547IntroProvides that the commissioner of elementary and secondary education would be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. The commissioner of elementary and secondary education would serve at the pleasure of the governor.
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2019-03-14
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RIS0546IntroRequires the student populations of mayoral academies to reflect the combined demographics of the sending district(s) in terms of the number of students in special education, who are English language learners and who qualify for free and reduced meal...
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2019-03-14
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RIS0543IntroRequires public schools to provide screening for dyslexia/related disorders/establish approp. treatment and/or education plan for students starting in school year 2020-2021/creates study comm. for 2 schools dedicated to instruction of dyslexic childr...
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2019-03-14
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RIS0544IntroRequires charter school populations to reflect the combined demographics of the sending district(s) in terms of special education, English language learners, and students who qualify for free and reduced price lunch.
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2019-03-14
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RIS0401IntroRequires public schools to provide screening for dyslexia/related disorders/establish approp. treatment and/or education plan for students starting in school year 2020-2021/creates study comm. for 2 schools dedicated to instruction of dyslexic childr...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0113IntroRequires all new school buses purchased/leased on or after January 1, 2021, be equipped with a 3-point seat belt system for the operator/passenger seats and requires school districts to prepare implementation, use and compliance plans.
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2019-01-24
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