+ − Legislators (5) OR - Senator Arnie Roblan (D) Title: Chair OR - Senator Dennis Linthicum (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Senator Sara Gelser (D) Title: Member OR - Senator Mark Hass (D) Title: Member OR - Senator Jeff Kruse (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (150) OR - SB4 Phases in implementation of number of required minutes of physical education. OR - SB8 Permits merger of community college and public university. OR - SB13 Directs Department of Education to develop curriculum relating to Native American experience in Oregon and to provide professional development related to curriculum. OR - SB20 Updates references to federal education law to reflect passage of Every Student Succeeds Act. OR - SB54 Removes requirement that Higher Education Coordinating Commission's annual evaluation of public universities include annual evaluation of each university. OR - SB55 Provides that Office of Student Access and Completion may award total amount in Oregon Promise grants that exceeds $10 million per fiscal year during biennium ending June 30, 2017. OR - SB111 Directs Department of Education to assist school districts and education service districts in funding school nursing services. OR - SB136 Moves up sunset date for authority of school districts to establish post-graduate scholar programs to June 30, 2019. OR - SB138 Requires Department of Education and Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish career and technical education pathways to permit students to easily progress from secondary school to public post-secondary institutions of education. OR - SB142 Requires school district to screen certain students for symptoms of Irlen syndrome and to ensure specified staff members receive training related to Irlen syndrome. OR - SB182 Establishes Educator Advancement Council to provide resources related to educator professional learning and other educator supports. OR - SB183 Directs Department of Education to establish Early Indicator and Intervention System. OR - SB187 Directs Department of Education to reimburse education provider for expenses incurred from providing vision screenings. OR - SB196 Provides that part-time faculty member at public institution of higher education who qualifies for health care benefits will pay 10 percent of insurance premiums, with remaining 90 percent paid by state. OR - SB203 Defines two unique service areas for Columbia Gorge Community College District and Southwestern Oregon Community College District. OR - SB204 Directs Department of Education to establish pilot program to certify schools, school districts and educators that exemplify culturally responsive practices and competencies. OR - SB205 Allows person with pending application for teaching license to teach in public school for limited time if certain requirements are met. OR - SB206 Permits board of education of community college to authorize faculty at community college to receive compensation from private or public resources. OR - SB207 Requires public institutions of higher education to provide credit to each student who receives grade on advanced placement examinations indicating student is fully qualified to receive credit. OR - SB208 Provides that school district may not deny participation in interscholastic activities by student who attends public charter school. OR - SB209 Removes sunset on provision that virtual public charter schools may contract with for-profit entity to provide educational services if employee is administrator and meets other requirements. OR - SB213 Requires each public university to participate annually in national study of university instructional costs and productivity. OR - SB216 Directs Department of Education to prepare certain information related to backpacks, to make information available to school districts and to identify best practices for school districts to disseminate information. OR - SB218 Establishes Task Force on the Every Student Succeeds Act. OR - SB219 Establishes Superintendent of Public Instruction as statewide elected office. OR - SB220 Requires Governor to appoint Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction from among recommendations submitted to Governor by State Board of Education. OR - SB221 Revises requirements for approval of educator preparation programs. OR - SB230 Directs Department of Education to coordinate with Oregon FFA Association to increase student achievement and improve college attendance and career placement for students enrolled in agricultural education courses. OR - SB253 Requires institutions of higher education to provide to each applicable student information detailing amount of education loans received, amount of tuition and fees student has paid to institution, estimate of total payoff amount of education loans student has received , estimate of amount student will have to pay each month to service loans and percentage of borrowing limit student has reached for each type of federal loan. OR - SB274 Requires each post-secondary educational institution that provides housing for students to provide to each student enrolling or registering at institution for first time information on vaccine-preventable diseases known to occur in individuals between 16 and 21 years of age. OR - SB278 Directs Department of Education to conduct study related to school social workers. OR - SB280 Appropriates moneys to Department of Education for purposes of developing academic content standards for Oregon Studies and preparing materials to support teacher training and classroom instruction in Oregon Studies. OR - SB286 Specifies conditions under which State Board of Education may identify youth job development organization, nonprofit organization or other entity for partnership with school districts, education service districts, public schools, public charter schools, community colleges or public universities for purposes of awarding grant related to education in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. OR - SB289 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to develop website to match students with industry professionals for purposes of improving access to internships, job shadowing opportunities and work experience. OR - SB297 Establishes CTE-STEM Investment Council. OR - SB318 Directs Department of Education to provide technical assistance and support to school districts and community colleges to prevent and respond to interpersonal violence. OR - SB350 Prohibits public schools from using Native American mascots. OR - SB351 Directs Secretary of State to conduct audit of use of statewide summative assessment in public schools in this state. OR - SB353 Establishes Task Force on the High School Graduation and College and Career Readiness Act. OR - SB354 Modifies process for revising form or notice sent to parents or adult students regarding statewide summative assessments. OR - SB387 Authorizes common school district, union high school district or education service district that is self-insured or that has independent health insurance trust to provide or contract for employee benefit plan other than plan provided and administered by Oregon Educators Benefit Board. OR - SB395 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to, on annual basis, work with Department of Human Services, each public university and each community college to determine number and graduation rates of former foster children and current foster children at each college or university. OR - SB396 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish foster youth success centers in each public university. OR - SB414 Directs Department of Education to establish school-based student threat assessment system to support school personnel in conducting threat assessments of students who are at risk of engaging in violence or destructive behavior or committing self-harm or suicide. OR - SB420 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission by rule to specify guidelines for reimbursing students who are residents of this state for tuition expenses that students incur for upper-division classes in mathematics at public university. OR - SB421 Establishes Task Force on School District Spending. OR - SB437 Establishes program by which moneys are deposited in education savings accounts for use by parents of qualified children to pay for certain educational expenses incurred from participating entities. OR - SB438 Requires entity that provides educational loans to annually provide institution of higher education with fact sheet for each enrolled student receiving loan from entity that details estimates of educational loans student received, total amount of educational loans student will owe at graduation, amount student will have to pay each month to service loans, number of monthly payments needed to service loans and date on which educational loans will be serviced in full. OR - SB439 Creates credit against income taxes for amounts paid as interest on qualified education loans. OR - SB440 Directs Department of Education to prepare list related to high-wage and high-demand jobs in state, distribute list to school districts and award grants to school districts to ensure list is distributed to students in grades 9 through 12. OR - SB442 Increases weight allotted for children in poverty, in foster homes and in certain state-recognized facilities for purposes of State School Fund distributions. OR - SB443 Requires that at least 25 percent of Oregon Opportunity Grant moneys be awarded to students committed to majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields. OR - SB444 Adjusts manner in which attendance is calculated for purposes of State School Fund distributions. OR - SB445 Requires that school district be reimbursed for number of staff hours required to prepare state-required report. OR - SB446 Directs Department of Education to create grant program to award grants to school districts and public charter schools to provide bonuses to educators who improve student outcomes. OR - SB447 Establishes Oregon Empowerment Scholarship Program for purpose of providing options in education to students of this state. OR - SB527 Authorizes common school district, union high school district or education service district that is self-insured or that has independent health insurance trust to provide or contract for employee benefit plan other than plan provided and administered by Oregon Educators Benefit Board. OR - SB534 Increases percentage of moneys that school district must transfer to public charter school for students eligible for special education and related services. OR - SB536 Provides that school district may not deny participation in interscholastic activities by student who attends public charter school or virtual public charter school. OR - SB540 Requires community college or public university to expel any student convicted of riot. OR - SB551 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to develop and implement pilot program to assist foster youth transitioning from community college to public university. OR - SB565 Creates credit against income taxes for amounts paid as interest on qualified education loans. OR - SB567 Increases weight allotted for children in poverty for purposes of State School Fund distributions. OR - SB574 Increases threshold under which school district may receive additional State School Fund moneys for student eligible for special education. OR - SB575 Adjusts manner in which attendance is calculated for purposes of State School Fund distributions. OR - SB576 Requires that at least 25 percent of Oregon Opportunity Grant moneys be awarded to students committed to majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields. OR - SB577 Requires person to complete eight or more hours of community service before start of each term and to meet regularly with mentor provided by Office of Student Access and Completion in order to maintain eligibility to receive Oregon Promise grant. OR - SB578 Directs Teacher Standards and Practices Commission to conduct study on methods for encouraging public school teachers and administrators to apply for and attain certification through national professional organization for teaching standards. OR - SB595 Creates credit against income taxes for amounts paid as interest on qualified education loans. OR - SB610 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development for Oregon Employer Workforce Training Program, local workforce investment boards and Oregon Youth Conservation Corps. OR - SJR6 Directs Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction to communicate to school districts information regarding backpack safety. OR - SJR18 Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to require Legislative Assembly at regular session held in odd-numbered year to pass bill appropriating funds for state's system of kindergarten through grade 12 public education before passing any bill appropriating funds for any other state agency. OR - SJR20 Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to require Legislative Assembly to pass bill appropriating funds for state's system of kindergarten through grade 12 public education by 65th day of regular session held in odd-numbered year and to prohibit compensation of legislators if bill is not passed. OR - HB2147 Requires each post-secondary institution of education to provide Higher Education Coordinating Commission with number of Oregon high school graduates from each school district enrolled at institution and graduation rate at institution for Oregon high school graduates from each school district. OR - HB2219 Encourages school districts and public charter schools to offer students courses or other educational opportunities in civics. OR - HB2220 Removes certain requirements veterans must meet prior to receiving high school diploma. OR - HB2229 Encourages school districts and public charter schools to offer students courses or other educational opportunities in financial literacy. OR - HB2257 Allows Department of Education to waive, under limited circumstances, fee for publisher or supplier who submits textbook title or item of instructional material for review by State Board of Education. OR - HB2258 Expands types of entities that may receive funding for certain activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and to career and technical education. OR - HB2311 Makes 40-40-20 higher education goals relate to Oregonians completing education, rather than to all adult Oregonians. OR - HB2312 Updates certain terms and references used throughout state law to conform with changes to federal law associated with enactment of federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. OR - HB2314 Permits Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish by rule minimum hourly training requirement or student proficiency-based training requirement standards required for graduating from hair design, barbering, esthetics or nail technology schools. OR - HB2399 Establishes Condon Collection at University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History as official depository for any material of paleontological nature that may come into possession of State of Oregon. OR - HB2457 Alters process for resolving student complaints against certain schools. OR - HB2565 Changes how priority enrollment system is applied to continuing qualified students and new qualified students. OR - HB2648 Adds school social worker to list of professions included in school-based system for which school district or education service district may receive moneys for decreasing rates of school absenteeism. OR - HB2666 Gives community college recognized student government authority to establish process and allocate mandatory student-initiated fees, subject to refusal under certain circumstances by board of education of community college district or president of community college. OR - HB2701 Replaces ability of Higher Education Coordinating Commission to place career school on probation with ability of commission to issue career school notice for corrective action. OR - SB641 Revises method by which irregular attendance is determined for pupils. OR - SB649 Provides that new State Board of Education established under Oregon Constitution shall consist of 11 members appointed by Governor to represent kindergarten through grade 12, community colleges and public universities. OR - SB653 Appropriates $504,300 to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for distribution to Umpqua Community College for purpose of employing security patrol persons and information technology network security specialist. OR - SB671 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Education for State School Fund. OR - SB672 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Education for purpose of awarding grants under Career and Technical Education Revitalization Grant Program. OR - SB673 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for distribution to public universities. OR - SB674 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for Community College Support Fund for distribution to community colleges and community college service districts. OR - SJR37 Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution creating State Board of Education. OR - HCR18 Recognizes National Speech and Debate Education Day. OR - SB703 Allows person to provide instruction in noncore course without teacher license. OR - SB704 Establishes standards and requirements for community classrooms. OR - SB706 Directs Department of Education to administer pilot program to provide professional development and instructional resources to component school districts through education service districts. OR - SB746 Establishes Superintendent of Public Instruction as statewide elected office. OR - SB747 Establishes student loan insurance as class of insurance in Oregon. OR - HB2864 Requires each community college and public university to establish process for recommending, and providing oversight for implementation of, cultural competency standards for institution and institution's employees. OR - SB758 Establishes refundable credit against personal income taxes for contributions to higher education savings network account. OR - SB759 Specifies that amount in account established for higher education expenses is disregarded for purposes of determining individual's financial eligibility to receive assistance or benefit authorized by law other than means-tested state financial aid for higher education, to extent permitted under federal law. OR - SB776 Directs Department of Education to conduct evaluation related to consideration of economies of scale when calculating State School Fund distributions. OR - SB803 Considers children who are foreign exchange students and who are residing in Oregon in dormitory operated by school district to be residents of school district for school purposes. OR - SB813 Requires each governing board of public university to include one voting undergraduate student member and one voting graduate student member. OR - HB2956 Directs Early Learning Council to conduct evaluation of Early Learning Hubs and submit report on evaluation each odd-numbered year. OR - HB2997 Provides for distribution of amounts collected upon conviction for violation of compulsory attendance laws. OR - HB3029 Allows parent or legal guardian of child whose sixth birthday occurred on or before September 1 immediately preceding beginning of current school year to delay enrolling child in public full-time school for one year for purpose of better meeting child's needs for cognitive, social or physical development. OR - SB886 Requires Department of Education, in consultation with Oregon Health Authority, to disseminate information, processes and model plans regarding school testing for elevated levels of toxics. OR - SB887 Directs school districts to identify certain students to receive information about opportunities related to advanced placement examinations. OR - SB889 Directs Department of Education to conduct study on funding for instruction of talented and gifted children. OR - SB891 Establishes Oregon Empowerment Scholarship Program for purpose of providing options in education to students of this state. OR - SB905 Abolishes Oregon State Police Dignitary Protection Unit. OR - HB2013 Modifies requirements for preschool program administered by Early Learning Division. OR - HB3106 Directs Early Learning Hubs to convene annual meetings between representatives of preschool programs administered by Early Learning Division for purpose of coordinating enrollment of eligible children in programs. OR - HB3170 Extends collective bargaining rights to certain faculty members of public university with academic rather than administrative focus. OR - HB3181 Provides that statement from parent or guardian releasing student seven years of age or younger from requirement to submit certification that student received dental screening within previous 12 months must include explanation of reason that dental screening is burden for student or parent or guardian of student. OR - HB3216 Directs Chief Education Office to conduct study for purpose of identifying practices that assist students in poverty families. OR - SB911 Establishes Indian Health Scholarship Program to provide free tuition and fees for qualifying Indian health profession students in exchange for student commitment to work at tribal service site after graduation. OR - SB915 Modifies percentage of amounts school districts must pay from State School Fund to public charter schools that are not virtual public charter schools. OR - SB941 Directs Department of Education to conduct study on methods for reducing barriers to educational programs by students who are eligible for special education and related services. OR - SB996 Directs Department of Consumer and Business Services to design, implement, administer and operate savings program for post-secondary education expenses. OR - SB1001 Permits each student enrolled at community college or public university to request, at no cost to student, evaluation to determine whether student should have section 504 plan or review of student's existing section 504 plan. OR - SB1002 Directs district school boards to adopt policies related to use of school facilities by private tutors. OR - SB1003 Prescribes requirements for screening tests related to dyslexia. OR - SB1004 Allows governing body of county to dedicate portion of moneys transferred to county school fund from federal forest reserve receipts if certain conditions are met. OR - HB3267 Directs school districts and public charter schools to waive high school diploma requirements that are not established by state law if student is or was foster child, homeless, runaway, child in military family, child of migrant worker or enrolled in Youth Corrections Education Program or Juvenile Detention Education Program. OR - HB3288 Requires each public university to submit to Higher Education Coordinating Commission report identifying causes of increases in administrative positions and other cost drivers at university. OR - HB3289 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to submit annual report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly that describes progress made in providing competency-based education in public post-secondary institutions of education. OR - HB3313 Allows public charter school to give priority in admission to students who reside within attendance boundaries of nonchartered public school if specified conditions are met. OR - SB1011 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study and develop recommendations regarding most effective voter registration methods for students attending public universities and community colleges. OR - HB3293 Provides that school district may not deny participation in interscholastic activities by student who attends public charter school. OR - HB3318 Establishes procedures for conducting functional behavioral assessments and for developing, reviewing and revising behavior intervention plans for students with individualized education programs or 504 Plans. OR - HB3340 Requires Department of Education to develop and provide to public high schools written materials regarding apprenticeship opportunities. OR - HB3351 Directs Teacher Standards and Practices Commission to prepare annual report related to duties, powers and functions of commission. OR - HB3353 Provides that when school district or prekindergarten program causes dental screening to be conducted of all students in one or more classrooms or in one or more grades where students are 14 years of age or younger, school district or prekindergarten program must provide students or parents or guardians of students opportunity to request not to participate in dental screening. OR - HB3358 Directs Department of Education to convene advisory group related to English language learner programs. OR - SB1030 Clarifies that moneys available for Ballot Measure 98 (2016) are to be in addition to moneys available through State School Fund. OR - SB1032 Amends Oregon Promise program to remove prohibition on awarding more than $10 million in grants per fiscal year. OR - SB1033 Directs Department of Education to conduct feasibility study to determine viability of establishing public boarding school. OR - SB1034 Allows personal income and corporate excise taxpayers to subtract from taxable income amounts paid as principal of or interest on qualified education loans, if borrower is taxpayer or spouse, or dependent or employee of taxpayer. OR - HB3409 Exempts from compulsory school attendance requirements children who are present in United States on nonimmigrant visa and who are attending private, accredited English language learner program in preparation for attending private high school or college. OR - SB1038 Requires student to correctly answer specified number of questions on naturalization test required for United States citizenship before being eligible to receive high school diploma. OR - HB3423 Exempts person serving in Oregon National Guard from requirement to enroll in community college courses within six months of attaining previous highest level of education in order to qualify for Oregon Promise grant, provided that person enrolls in community college courses within six months of completing initial active duty training. OR - SB1043 Allows person to continue to qualify for Oregon Promise if, after being awarded grant, person enters into service with career and technical student organization approved by Department of Education before attending community college. OR - SB1047 Requires Department of Education to develop model plan for conducting tests for certain environmental hazards in facilities owned or leased by school districts or public charter schools where students or staff are present on regular basis and for reporting test results. OR - HB3437 Establishes legislative findings and intent regarding State Workforce and Talent Development Board.