+ − Legislators (9) KS - Senator Molly Baumgardner (R) Title: Chair KS - Senator Renee Erickson (R) Title: Vice Chair KS - Senator Dinah Sykes (D) Title: Ranking Minority Member KS - Senator Brenda Dietrich (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Beverly Gossage (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Rick Kloos (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Kristen O'Shea (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Pat Pettey (D) Title: Member KS - Senator Alicia Straub (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (47) KS - HB2039 Requiring administration of a basic civics test as part of the course in United States history and government that is necessary for high school graduation and requiring students to take and pass a personal financial literacy course for high school graduation beginning in school year 2024-2025. KS - HB2070 Allowing certain private not-for-profit postsecondary educational institutions to recoup credit card fees by permitting a surcharge for credit card transactions in the same manner as municipal universities, community colleges, technical colleges and vocational educational schools. KS - SB31 Excluding U.S.D. No. 207, Fort Leavenworth and virtual school students from the capital improvements state aid determination. KS - SB32 Authorizing school districts to pay the tuition for a student's dual or concurrent enrollment in a postsecondary educational institution and requiring a tuition waiver for foster children who are dually or concurrently enrolled. KS - HB2085 Creating the students' right to know act to provide information on postsecondary education options. KS - SB43 Substitute for SB 43 by Committee on Education - Creating the Kansas promise scholarship act to provide postsecondary educational scholarships for certain two-year associate degree programs, career and technical education certificates and other stand-alone programs. KS - SB44 Expanding the low-income family postsecondary savings accounts incentive program to include military servicemembers and veterans and allowing contributions by charitable organizations. KS - SB51 Requiring the state department of education and the department for children and families to publish a Kansas foster care children academic report card. KS - SB55 Clarifying the authority of healing arts school clinics to provide healing arts services. KS - HB2119 Substitute for HB 2119 by Committee on K-12 Education Budget – Making and concerning appropriations for the department of education for fiscal years ending June 30, 2021, June 30, 2022, and June 30, 2023, creating and expanding school choice programs, restricting remote learning and remote enrollment and extending the statewide property tax levy for schools. KS - HB2124 Clarifying the authority of healing arts school clinics to provide healing arts services. KS - SB61 Amending the tax credit for low income students scholarship program act to expand student eligibility. KS - SB62 Amending the standards for school-administered vision screenings for students, establishing the Kansas children's vision health and school readiness commission and relating to the powers and duties of the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing with regard to registration of interpreters, communication access services guidelines and adoption of rules and regulations. KS - SB63 House Substitute for SB 63 by Committee on K-12 Education Budget - Enacting the back to school act to require school districts to provide a full-time, in person attendance option for all students beginning March 31, 2021, for school year 2020-2021. KS - SB64 Amending the private and out-of-state postsecondary educational institution act to clarify the state board of regents' authority and provide additional student protections and institutional accountability. KS - SB93 Requiring the allocation of sufficient school district moneys to improve academic performance of underachieving students. KS - SB139 Permitting the administration of certain tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations regarding student beliefs and practices on an opt-out basis and providing conditions therefor. KS - SB144 Making the high-density at-risk student weighting of the Kansas school equity and enhancement act permanent by removing the sunset. KS - SB173 Extending the high-density at-risk student weighting, requiring certain transfers to the at-risk fund of a school district and establishing requirements for school district at-risk fund expenditures and for identification of students eligible to receive at-risk programs and services. KS - HB2287 Senate Substitute for HB 2287 by Committee on Education - Creating the Kansas promise scholarship act to provide postsecondary educational scholarship for certain two-year associate degree programs, career and technical education certificates and other stand-alone programs. KS - SB185 Clarifying the authority of the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing with regard to registration of interpreters, establishing guidelines for communication access services and authorizing the adoption of rules and regulations. KS - SB208 Creating the fairness in women's sports act to require that female student athletic teams only include members who are biologically female. KS - SB215 Transferring the authority for postsecondary driver's education programs and driver training schools to the department of revenue and authorizing the board of education of a school district to contract with transportation network companies to provide certain transportation services. KS - SB221 Establishing the follow the student tax credit that would allow an income tax credit for taxpayers with eligible dependent children not enrolled in public school. KS - SB235 Enacting the back to school act to require school districts to provide a full-time, in person attendance option for all students beginning on March 26, 2021. KS - HB2466 Substitute for HB 2466 by Committee on Education - Establishing the promoting advancement in computing knowledge act to increase the availability of computer science education in Kansas schools and the career technical education credentialing and student transitioning to employment success pilot program; also exempting national assessment providers from the student online personal protection act. KS - SB340 Amending the Kansas promise scholarship act by clarifying the responsibilities of the state board of regents and postsecondary educational institutions and authorizing designation of additional programs and fields of study. KS - SB341 Removing federal impact aid from the determination of local foundation aid in the Kansas school equity and enhancement act and removing excluding Fort Leavenworth school district and virtual school students from the capital improvement state aid determination. KS - HB2512 Substitute for Substitute for HB 2512 by Committee on K-12 Education Budget - Making appropriations for the Kansas state department of education for FY 2022, FY 2023 and FY 2024, establishing requirements relating to academic achievement and third-grade literacy, authorizing credits to be earned through alternative educational opportunities, requiring KSHSAA members and employees to report child abuse and neglect, requiring boards of education of school districts to consider district needs as... KS - SB362 Requiring local boards of education to document and consider the school needs assessment and state assessments in the budget process. KS - SB363 Requiring school districts to annually publish on the internet a list of training materials and activities used for student instruction and teacher professional development at each school of the school district. KS - SB372 Prohibiting the state school for the deaf from dismissing or transferring any student who gains access to hearing. KS - SB380 Revising certain definitions relating to exceptional children by replacing emotional disturbance with emotional disability. KS - SB393 Requiring school districts to annually publish on the internet a list of learning materials and activities used for student instruction at each school of the school district and providing a penalty for violations thereof. KS - HB2596 Authorizing the board of education of a school district to contract with transportation network companies to provide certain transportation services. KS - HB2615 Substitute for HB 2615 by Committee on K-12 Education Budget - Allowing K-12 students to transfer to and attend school in any school district in the state. KS - HB2631 Enacting the career technical education credential and transition incentive for employment success act to provide additional state aid for school districts based on students obtaining a credential. KS - SB452 Including those who receive a high school equivalency (HSE) credentials for performance-based payments for certain postsecondary educational institutions. KS - SB455 Allowing K-12 students to transfer to and attend school in any school district in the state. KS - SB475 Establishing the Kansas hope scholarship program to provide educational savings accounts for students. KS - SB484 Enacting the fairness in women's sports act to require that student athletic teams only include members who are of the same biological sex unless designated as coed. KS - SB496 Establishing the parents' bill of rights for parents of students attending elementary or secondary school in this state. KS - SB499 Requiring a second student count for virtual school enrollment, increasing certain virtual school state aid amounts and providing for additional state aid for certain students who transfer to virtual schools. KS - SB515 Requiring nondiscrimination in school district classroom instruction, public access to learning materials and removal of inherently divisive concepts from state board of education policies, guidelines and other materials. KS - SB525 Requiring at least 65% of moneys provided by the state to be expended in the classroom or for instruction. KS - SB528 Requiring school districts to provide a reimbursement to teachers for classroom supplies. KS - SB545 Requiring nonpublic schools to participate in certain assessments and publish on their website performance accountability reports and longitudinal achievement reports.