Education

2022 Regular Session

Education

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 43
Not Rated
Nationally certified licensed school employees; delete caps on nurses and speech pathologists and add athletic trainers for salary supplements. Dead
Analysis:
HB 522
Not Rated
Nonpublic schools; authorize those accredited by a regional agency to use criminal background check procedures as used by public schools. Dead
Analysis:
HB 526
Not Rated
'Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act'; revise definition of 'eligible student' and 'eligible school' to include students with a dyslexia diagnosis. Dead
Analysis:
HB 530
Bad Policy
The 'Strategically Accelerating the Recruitment and Retention of Teachers (START) Act of 2022'; create. Alive
Analysis: This bill increases teacher pay to $41,500. This is a major increase to the state budget and is not fiscally responsible.
HB 591
Not Rated
Community schools; authorize implementation under the administration of a District Innovation. Dead
Analysis:
HB 818
Not Rated
MS Computer Science and Cyber Education Equality Act; authorize certified or classified staff to provide instruction under. Dead
Analysis:
HB 832
Not Rated
Mental Awareness Program for School Act; enact to provide for mental health service providers and certain trauma-informed training. Dead
Analysis:
HB 879
Not Rated
Education Enhancement Fund; revise date of issuance of classroom supply procurement cards. Dead
Analysis:
HB 881
Good Policy
University-based programs of education for children with developmental disabilities; revise certain provisions. Alive
Analysis:
HB 884
Not Rated
'Accelerate Mississippi Scholarship Program'; establish to provide student with financial assistance for advanced education courses. Dead
Analysis:
HB 885
Not Rated
Education Enhancement Fund; authorize DFA to issue digital solutions and credentials for use for classroom supply allotments. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1059
Not Rated
Teacher licensure and certification; revise qualifications for receipt of and entry into educator preparation programs. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1168
Not Rated
Gifted education; require school districts to provide for students in Grades 7 and 8. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1170
Not Rated
Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program; expand to allow certified academic language therapists (CALT); to provide dyslexia therapy services. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1213
Not Rated
School ad valorem tax levy; authorize levying authority for certain districts to approve/disapprove request for certain increases. Dead
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HB 1239
Not Rated
School security guard/resource officer; must have required peace officer training to exercise peace officer powers. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1240
Neutral
MCOPS programs; authorize training for to provide at any approved training academy in the state. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1246
Not Rated
'Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013'; revise funding for. Dead
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HB 1312
Not Rated
'Equity in Distance Learning Act'; revise certain provisions of. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1340
Not Rated
Family Engagement Kindergarten Readiness Pilot Program; require MDE to establish as a component of the ELC Act of 2013. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1388
Good Policy
Comprehensive Career and Technical Reform Act; create. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1394
Not Rated
Dual Credit Community College Scholarship Program; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1416
Good Policy
Students in public schools; allow to participate in political activities with certain restrictions. Alive
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SB 2043
Not Rated
Local school board members; prescribe salary scale based on school district student enrollment. Dead
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SB 2047
Not Rated
Civics Test; require passing score for high school graduates and high school equivalency diploma applicants. Dead
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SB 2048
Not Rated
Local school board members; prescribe salary scale based on school district student enrollment. Dead
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SB 2098
Not Rated
School curriculum; require that schools teach civics and government before completion of twelfth grade. Dead
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SB 2101
Not Rated
Schools; require carbon monoxide detectors in all. Dead
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SB 2102
Not Rated
Education Enhancement Fund; require schools to issue teachers credentials for a digital solution or procurement card. Dead
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SB 2103
Not Rated
School attendance officer; require to attend training for understanding children with disabilities. Dead
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SB 2104
Not Rated
Habitually disruptive students; require to be evaluated for disability under IDEA after disruptive behavior. Dead
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SB 2105
Not Rated
School board members; increase pay based on enrollment. Dead
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SB 2106
Not Rated
School boards; prohibit teaching of divisive concepts or the promotion of division between students based off of race. Dead
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SB 2112
Not Rated
Teacher licenses; allow teachers with international teacher licenses reciprocity. Dead
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SB 2113
Good Policy
Critical Race Theory; prohibit. Alive
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SB 2171
Not Rated
'Critical race theory'; prohibit teaching of and expenditure of public funds for. Dead
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SB 2172
Not Rated
Discrimination or affirmative action programs; prohibit in State of Mississippi. Dead
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SB 2177
Not Rated
School attendance location of students; allow students to transfer to other school districts subject to availability and approval. Dead
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SB 2181
Not Rated
State funded schools; may participate in extracurricular activities against non accredited and nonpublic schools. Dead
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SB 2182
Not Rated
Community schools planning grant program; establish fund. Dead
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SB 2186
Not Rated
Salary of State Superintendent of Education; shall not exceed salary of the Governor. Dead
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SB 2360
Not Rated
Retired teachers; allow to draw retirement benefits and be reemployed as teachers if having 30 years of creditable service. Dead
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SB 2415
Not Rated
Mississippi Adequate Education Program; bring forward statutes for possible amendment. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2416
Neutral
Unused leave accumulated by teacher who transfers to another school district; allow to be credited. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2420
Not Rated
Required local revenue in support of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program; revise computation of fee in lieu of taxes. Dead
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SB 2422
Good Policy
Teacher procurement cards; revise deadlines to ensure teachers receive no later than September 1 of each year. Alive
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SB 2423
Neutral
Teacher license; allow supplemental endorsement and revise provisions of issuance. Dead
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SB 2424
Good Policy
School district employee payroll; allow monthly or bimonthly payments. Alive
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SB 2425
Not Rated
State Superintendent of Public Education and Director of the Community College Board; set maximum salaries. Dead
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SB 2426
Not Rated
Alternative school; student placement not to exceed time limitation without first performing reassessment on placement. Dead
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SB 2428
Not Rated
District of Innovation Task Force of 2022; create. Dead
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SB 2429
Not Rated
School recognition program; bring forward for possible amendment to salary supplements. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2430
Neutral
Educational Facilities Revolving Loan Fund Program; create for purpose of improving educational facilities. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2431
Neutral
Procedure for the purchase of textbooks by the State Board of Education; revise provisions of. Alive
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SB 2432
Not Rated
School attendance officers; revise salary provisions. Dead
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SB 2434
Not Rated
The Academic Transparency Act of 2022; enact. Dead
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SB 2435
Not Rated
School enrollment; allow for children with documentation of a parent's pending military relocation to the state. Dead
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SB 2438
Not Rated
Mississippi Financial Literacy Act; create. Dead
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SB 2439
Not Rated
Corporal punishment; prohibit administration of in public and charter schools for disciplinary matters. Dead
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SB 2441
Not Rated
Compulsory School Attendance Law; define' child with a disability' for purposes of creating exemption from unexcused absence. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2442
Not Rated
Schools; provide for mental health services providers and mental-wellness training. Dead
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SB 2443
Not Rated
Nationally certified school employees; delete caps on nurses & speech pathologists, add athletic trainers for salary supplements. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2444
Bad Policy
Teachers' salaries; provide increase to minimum salary. Dead
Analysis: Instead of passing out raises in a year with a 2 plus billion dollar excess revenue the State should seek to use that money to eliminate the state income tax without raising the sales tax.
SB 2674
Not Rated
Licensed educators; provide appeal rights when license suspended or revoked. Dead
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SB 2675
Not Rated
Charter school funding; revise funding formula. Dead
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SB 2677
Not Rated
Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District; allow to construct school on sixteenth section land. Dead
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SB 2678
Not Rated
Mental health days; allow limited leave for teachers. Dead
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SB 2679
Not Rated
'Transparency in Education Act'; prohibit certain curriculum in public schools without parental consent. Dead
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SB 2680
Not Rated
High school graduation; end-of-course assessments required by federal law shall only be required. Dead
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SB 2681
Not Rated
Local school district-issued computers; require content filtering. Dead
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SB 2682
Not Rated
Prekindergarten programs; increase funding for second and third phase. Dead
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SB 2683
Not Rated
Compulsory school attendance law; require appliance to kindergarten age children. Dead
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SB 2684
Not Rated
Social studies high school graduation requirements; revise. Dead
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SB 2685
Not Rated
Mississippi Year Round School Grant Program. Dead
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SB 2686
Not Rated
Assistant teachers; provide 'C,' 'D' and 'F' districts with additional. Dead
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SB 2687
Not Rated
Salary supplement; provide to experienced teachers willing to relocate and teach in an 'F'-designated school. Dead
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SB 2688
Not Rated
Teachers' salaries; provide for increase and implement plan to fund at the southeastern average. Dead
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SB 2689
Not Rated
Mid-year budget reductions; exempt MAEP funds. Dead
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SB 2696
Not Rated
School employee leave days; allow seven additional for infectious disease quarantine. Dead
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SB 2701
Not Rated
Our Children's Health Impacts Our Future Law; require notice of the importance of a medical and dental physical. Dead
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SB 2702
Not Rated
'Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act;' revise definition of 'eligible student' and 'eligible school.' Dead
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SB 2703
Not Rated
Kindergarten-age children; require compulsory school attendance for all. Dead
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SB 2704
Not Rated
Civic literacy requirement for high school students; require before enrolling in college or university in this state. Dead
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SB 2706
Not Rated
Third-grade reading assessment for 2021-2022 school year; allow students who fail to be promoted to fourth grade with remediation. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2707
Not Rated
Mississippi Adequate Education Program; fully fund. Dead
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SB 2730
Not Rated
Board certified occupational therapist employed by schools; allow to be eligible for salary supplement. Dead
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SB 2850
Not Rated
School districts and political subdivisions; prohibit from implementing mask and Covid vaccine mandates. Dead
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SB 2881
Not Rated
Parents' Bill of Rights; enact. Dead
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SB 2882
Not Rated
Standard teacher license; revise certain provisions of. Dead
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SB 2883
Not Rated
Exceptional students with significant developmental disabilities and complex communication needs; clarify pathways. Dead
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SB 2884
Not Rated
Equity in Distance Learning Act; revise certain provisions of. Dead
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SB 2885
Neutral
Partnership between Energy High School Academy and Vicksburg Warren and Claiborne school districts; extend date of repeal on. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2886
Not Rated
Public school option; allow parent of a student to enroll student in school with certified academic language therapist. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2887
Neutral
School Boards; allow to purchase electric vehicles for student transportation. Alive
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SB 2892
Not Rated
Charter schools; amend certain provisions of law relating to. Dead
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SN 5
Not Rated
William O. (Bill) Jacobs, Brookhaven, Mississippi, State Board of Education, unexpired portion of a nine year term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2024, vice Dr. Jason Dean. Alive
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SN 25
Not Rated
Dr. Karen J. Morgan (Karen) Elam, Oxford, Mississippi, State Board of Education, nine year term beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2030, representing the Third Supreme Court District. Alive
Analysis:
SN 26
Not Rated
Matthew David (Matt) Miller, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, State Board of Education, unexpired nine year term effective May 18, 2021 and ending June 30, 2029, representing the Second Supreme Court District. Alive
Analysis:
SN 74
Not Rated
Gwendolyn Gayle (Wendi) Barrett, Ph.D., Biloxi, Mississippi, State Board of Education as the Schoolteacher representative, unexpired nine year term effective May 19, 2021 and ending June 30, 2027, vice Brittney Perry Rye. Alive
Analysis:
SN 93
Not Rated
Lee Alexander Durrett, New Albany, Mississippi, Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board to represent the Third Supreme Court District, unexpired balance of the three year term ending August 31, 2023, vice Ms. Carolyn Willis. Alive
Analysis:
SN 148
Not Rated
Mary C. Werner, Saltillo, Mississippi, State Board of Education, term pending. Dead
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SN 152
Not Rated
Mary C. Werner, Saltillo, Mississippi, State Board of Education, unexpired term beginning June 14, 2021 and expiring September 30, 2026, vice Sean Suggs. Dead
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SN 153
Not Rated
Jennifer Jackson Whittier, Brookhaven, Mississippi, Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board, term effective July 1, 2022 and ending August 30, 2022. Alive
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SN 154
Not Rated
Jennifer Jackson Whittier, Brookhaven, Mississippi, Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board, term effective August 31, 2022 and ending August 30, 2025. Alive
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SN 155
Not Rated
Kimberly Remak, Olive Branch, Mississippi, Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board, term effective August 31, 2022 and ending August 30, 2025. Alive
Analysis:
SN 156
Not Rated
Mary C. Werner, Saltillo, Mississippi, State Board of Education, unexpired term beginning June 14, 2021 and ending June 30, 2026, vice Sean Suggs. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed