+ − Bills Assigned (136) MS - SN89 Joel Bomgar, Jackson, Mississippi, State Board of Education in an At-Large position, term beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2022. MS - SC524 Constitution; amend Section 208 to allow the use of public funds for student aid to students attending religious schools. MS - SB2690 Transfer of students between school districts; automatic transfer of students attending school rated "C," "D" or "F." MS - SB2659 Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program; establish in the State Department of Education. MS - SB2641 Mississippi Civic Literacy Act. MS - SB2714 "Fannie Lou Hamer Charter School District"; establish in Sunflower County under certain conditions. MS - SB2777 Mississippi Adequate Education Program; increase funding for at-risk pupils. MS - SB2713 Financial literacy curriculum; require State Board of Education to revise grades for which offered. MS - SB2710 School Violence and Crisis Management Program; State Board of Education shall develop and require unified plan for schools. MS - SB2637 School district consolidation; require in Clay County. MS - SB2633 "Mississippi Student Religious Liberties Act of 2013"; enact. MS - SB2361 Kindergarten-age children; require compulsory school attendance for all. MS - SB2353 School accreditation; include financial accountability rating system and student achievement in performance-based accreditation. MS - SB2352 School Textbook Fund; clarify purposes for which funds may be used. MS - SB2350 Children to attend school in the school district of residence; provide civil and criminal penalties against nonresident parent. MS - SB2289 Study selection and governance structures of local school boards; create task force. MS - SB2717 16th section lands; school boards may enter supply agreements for the sale of certain forest products from such lands. MS - SB2660 School district services for students with disabilities; provide complaint and appeal procedures for individuals and school districts. MS - SB2356 Assistant teachers; increase salaries for. MS - SB2355 Unlawful absences from school; no promotion or graduation if student has accumulated 21 or more absences in preceding school year. MS - SB2287 Donated leave; return unused leave pursuant to school board policy. MS - SB2279 School districts provide an annual report of teacher vacancies to the SBE and the Legislature; require. MS - SB2199 Local school superintendents; all appointed after January 1, 2016, except pursuant to referendum. MS - SB2093 Kindergarten-age children; require compulsory school attendance for all. MS - SB2092 Prekindergarten programs; commit funding for. MS - SB2005 School district expenditures; require school boards to adopt an annual balanced budget. MS - SB2400 Local school district budgets; require at least 75% to be expended for instructional purposes. MS - SB2397 Third Grade reading proficiency; enact "Mississippi Literacy-Based Promotion Act." MS - SB2399 Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program; increase maximum number of students eligible to 20. MS - SB2398 Nate Rogers Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program; establish. MS - SB2779 School districts under conservatorship; provide for special election to fill vacant school board positions. MS - SB2683 Opportunity scholarships for low-income students to attend nonpublic schools; create and allow tax credits. MS - SB2359 Teacher Incentive Fund Grant Pilot Program; authorize salary supplements based upon student performance. MS - SB2351 School Employment Procedures Law; increase probationary period for newly hired certified employees. MS - SB2349 Eligibility of children in certain licensed residential facilities to receive federal education funds; provide. MS - SB2296 School district; elect members of all municipal school boards beginning in 2013. MS - SB2269 School bonds; require 55% vote to pass. MS - SB2716 Creation of innovation schools and innovation zones in school districts; authorize. MS - SB2715 Sixteenth section land; clarify provisions related to leases of. MS - SB2691 Opportunity scholarships for low-income students to attend nonpublic schools; create and allow tax credits. MS - SB2658 Mississippi Education Works Program; enact education reforms. MS - SB2648 Sex education classes in public schools; curriculum jointly approved by State Dept. of Education and State Dept. of Health. MS - SB2639 Verification of student attendance; define responsibility of teachers and parents. MS - SB2636 Agricultural high schools; transfer Coahoma Agricultural High School and Hinds Agricultural High School to county school district. MS - SB2634 Charter schools; enact the "Mississippi Public Charter Schools Act of 2013." MS - SB2614 Requirements for enrollment of children in public schools in MS border counties; include proof of purchase of car tag in proper county. MS - SB2402 Homeschool students; authorize participation in extracurricular activities in public school. MS - SB2395 Prekindergarten programs; to be implemented by the State Department of Education on a phased-in basis. MS - SB2394 Public schools; required to offer a brief period of quiet reflection each morning. MS - SB2393 Teacher salaries funded under the MAEP; provide for 5% across the board increase. MS - SB2778 Public school student high school graduation ceremony requirements; clarify. MS - SB2712 School bus drivers; enact Mississippi Safe School Bus Driver Act. MS - SB2711 Virtual school programs; provide standards and funding for virtual school instruction in all school districts. MS - SB2656 Smoke-free school zones; revise penalty for employees violating law; require "no smoking" signs. MS - SB2646 High school graduation requirements; students must pass the ACT Test. MS - SB2401 Mississippi UPSTART school readiness project; create. MS - SB2396 Accreditation of schools; prescribe standards for single "A" through "F" school and school district accountability system. MS - SB2267 School guidance counselors; provide state funds for. MS - SB2360 Bolivar County school district consolidation; repeal mandated school district consolidation law. MS - SB2358 Income tax; exclude from gross income certain amounts spent by teachers for classroom supplies. MS - SB2357 Educational technology infrastructure upgrades; provide EEF sources for school districts. MS - SB2354 Mississippi Digital Learning NOW Act; create. MS - SB2348 MAEP; increase amount of funds pledged for security for State Aid Capitol Improvement Bonds to $175.00 per pupil. MS - SB2347 Literacy-Based Promotion Act; establish in public schools to achieve grade-level reading by end of 3rd Grade. MS - SB2346 "Mississippi Opportunity Scholarship and Educational Improvement Tax Credit Act of 2013; establish. MS - SB2285 Income tax; provide credit for out-of-pocket classroom supply expenditures made by public schoolteachers. MS - SB2283 Student loans; provide graduate degree teacher incentive loans to applicants agreeing to teach in public schools or universities. MS - SB2276 School district sixteenth section principal fund; authorize local school boards to expend certain amount. MS - SB2273 Birthday cutoff date for 5- and 6-year-old enrollment in public kindergarten or first grade; move to January 1. MS - SB2272 Annual leave for teachers; allow additional accumulation of personal leave. MS - SB2228 Youth sports concussions and head injuries; provide procedures and education requirements. MS - SB2221 Professional association dues deduction by teachers; authorize. MS - SB2188 Teacher and administrator licensure; clarify grounds for license denial and procedures for reinstatement. MS - SB2307 School board members elected in all districts; superintendents appointed after January 1, 2016. MS - SB2288 Unused sick leave earned by teachers; authorize one-time payment by school district. MS - SB2263 Teachers' salaries; increase next 5 years and determine "living wage" for assistant teachers. MS - SB2200 Compulsory school attendance; applicable to 5-year-old children and clarify completion of program. MS - SB2198 Appropriation FY2014; Hattiesburg School District and Booneville School District for digital learning pilot programs. MS - SB2229 Prekindergarten programs; to be implemented by the State Department of Education on a phased-in basis. MS - SB2189 "Mississippi Public Charter Schools Act of 2013"; enact. MS - SB2143 Kindergarten-age children; require compulsory school attendance for all. MS - SB2142 School Start Date Act of 2012; repeal. MS - SB2141 Local school boards in Mississippi; create task force to study structure of. MS - SB2140 Carbon monoxide detectors in all public and nonpublic schools; require. MS - SB2138 School district financial procedures; clarify distribution of funds and time of payment of school employee salaries. MS - SB2137 School districts; pilot program requiring pupils to read a minimum of four books per school year. MS - SB2136 School district consolidation incentive grants; establish program in the State Department of Education. MS - SB2135 Elected county superintendent of education; may be a resident of any county in the State of Mississippi. MS - SB2134 Time of payment of teacher/administrator salaries; school districts making semimonthly payments in 2011-2012 may continue. MS - SB2133 Erin's Law; create study committee to study implementation of curriculum based on. MS - SB2132 Low-Income Student Scholarship Tax Credit Act; enact. MS - SB2130 Payroll date for school district employees; revise. MS - SB2129 Homeschool and nonpublic school students; authorize participation in extracurricular activities in public schools. MS - SB2128 Offshore mineral leases of state-owned land; distribute portion of revenue from to school districts in coastal counties. MS - SB2127 Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs); State Dept. of Education to implement program in the public schools. MS - SB2126 Critical Needs Teacher Scholarship Program; earmark minimum number of awards for teachers of advanced placement courses. MS - SB2125 School district financial procedures; clarify distribution of funds and time of payment of school employee salaries. MS - SB2124 State takeover of school districts; provide timeline and exit criteria for school district conservators. MS - SB2123 Assistant teachers; require school districts to provide notice of nonreemployment at least 5 days before the school year ends. MS - SB2122 Mississippi Compulsory School Attendance Law; applies to students through age 18 and increase penalties for parents. MS - SB2121 Qualifications for local school board; require at least 2 years of postsecondary education. MS - SB2120 School Employment Procedures Law; reduce probationary period for certified employees. MS - SB2119 Prekindergarten programs; require under-performing school districts in the Delta to implement. MS - SB2118 Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be reemployed as teachers if they have 25 years of creditable service. MS - SB2117 School Start Date Act of 2012; repeal. MS - SB2116 Transfer of students between school districts; automatic transfer of students attending school rated "C," "D" or "F." MS - SB2094 State takeover of school districts; conservator shall administer school district until it attains "B" rating. MS - SB2091 Retired teachers; may draw retirement benefits and be reemployed as teachers if they have 30 years of creditable service. MS - SB2090 Mississippi Compulsory School Attendance Law; applies to students through age 18 and increase penalties for parents. MS - SB2089 Children at risk; establish the Motivating Parents and Children (MPAC) pilot program for school districts. MS - SB2088 Kindergarten-age children; require compulsory school attendance for all. MS - SB2001 Mandatory student physical education requirements; provide teacher and administrator licensure suspension if not followed. MS - HB1112 Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act; create. MS - HB939 Eligibility of children in certain licensed residential facilities to receive federal education funds; provide. MS - HB779 Compulsory school attendance; lower age to 5 years and disallow parent from removing child from kindergarten. MS - HB716 School district consolidation; require in certain county. MS - HB896 MS Speech-Language Therapy Scholarship for Students with Speech-Language Impairments; create to provide students with school choice. MS - HB975 Districts under conservator; provide for special election in certain to fill vacancies on school board. MS - HB958 Concealed firearms on school premises; require local school board to adopt policy authorizing certain school employees to carry. MS - HB955 Reading Proficiency Program; establish in public schools to achieve grade level reading by end of 3rd grade. MS - HB450 School district financial procedures; clarify distribution of funds and time of payment of employee salaries and wages. MS - HB890 Education Works: Mississippi Literacy-Based Promotion Act/performance-based pay; create. MS - HB461 Compact for education; repeal. MS - HB879 Students of military personnel residing on base; allow parent or legal guardian to choose school or school district of enrollment. MS - HB781 Pre-kindergarten programs; require State Dept. of Education to implement on phased-in basis beginning with the 2013-2014 school year. MS - HB780 Early Care & Education Voucher Program Fund; create in State Treasury and fund from General Fund ending cash balance. MS - HB637 Financial literacy curriculum; require State Board of Education to revise grades for which offered. MS - HB24 Teacher and administrator licensure; clarify grounds for denial and reinstatement procedures. MS - HB822 School administrators; prohibit districts from hiring as consultant if last employed by a failing district. MS - HB672 Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program; increase maximum number of students eligible to 20. MS - HB636 Certified academic language therapy; include in category of individuals eligible for annual salary supplement. MS - HB369 Mississippi Charter Schools Act of 2013; create. MS - HB334 School buses; repeal law requiring to be driven less than certain speeds. MS - HB121 School superintendents; require to certify all statistical information submitted to SDE. MS - HB118 Districts of Innovation; authorize State Board of Education to approve creation of in local school districts. MS - HB74 Student attendance; allow excused absence for those participating in 4-H & FFA sponsored events not to exceed five per academic year.