Education-related LRs in the 125th Legislature (Draft)

Administrators
DUTIES
1631 ALFOND An Act Concerning Immunity for School Administrative Units in the Discharge of
Their Responsibilities
1664 NELSON An Act To Require That School Administrative Units Establish a Mission Statement
for Each of the Public Schools Operated by the School Administrative Unit
POWERS
1126 ROSEN R An Act To Provide School Administrative Units Flexible Health Care Options
1175 NELSON An Act To Assist School Administrative Units in Providing Health Insurance to Their
Employees
CONSOLIDATION
ADMINISTATIVE UNITS
291 TRAHAN An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Consolidation of School Administrative
Units
292 TRAHAN An Act To Make School Administration Consolidation Voluntary
305 MACDONALD An Act To Make the Consolidation of School Administrative Units Voluntary and To
Eliminate the Penalties for Units That Choose Not To Consolidate
312 AYOTTE An Act To Exempt School Administrative District No. 24 and School Administrative
District No. 32 from the Laws Requiring School Administrative Unit Consolidation
363 MARTIN J An Act To Establish an Alternative Organizational Structure Consisting of School
Administrative District No. 1, School Administrative District No. 32 and Nashville
Plantation
575 LANGLEY An Act To Allow the Town of Surry To Join School Union 93
626 JOHNSON P An Act To Exempt School Administrative District No. 68 from the Laws Requiring
School Administrative Unit Consolidation
648 CLARK T An Act To Amend the School Consolidation Laws Pertaining to High Performing
Schools
871 TILTON An Act To Clarify Status as a Compliant School Administrative Unit
12 To Not Provide K-8 School
Choice If Approved by the Voters at Referendum
872 LOVEJOY An Act To Repeal School Consolidation and Remove State Participation in Local
Administrative Costs
1007 MACDONALD An Act To Allow Regional School Unit Number 12 To Not Provide K-8 School
Choice If Approved by the Voters at Referendum
1056 SAVIELLO An Act To Regionalize Supervision of Students in the Unorganized Territory
1147 RANKIN An Act To Require Every School Administrative Unit To Have a Food Service
Director
1392 PARRY An Act To Allow a Regional School Unit To Dissolve
1941 CHIPMAN An Act To Repeal the School Administrative Unit Consolidation Law941 KRUGER An Act To Allow a Municipality To Withdraw from a Regional School Unit
941 KRUGER An Act To Allow a Municipality To Withdraw from a Regional School Unit
128 EDGECOMB An Act To Eliminate the Penalty for Schools That Did Not Reorganize
327 JOHNSON P An Act To Amend the School Administrative Unit Consolidation Laws
343 DAVIS An Act To Repeal the Penalties Imposed by the Laws Governing the Consolidation
of School Administrative Units
497 PLOWMAN An Act To Amend Penalties in the School Administration Law
988 CLARK H An Act To Exempt Certain School Systems from Penalties If a School Administrative
Unit Has Voted To Consolidate at Least 2 Times
1169 SHERMAN An Act To Repeal the Penalty for Failing To Comply with School Consolidation
Requirements
1753 O'BRIEN An Act To Remove Penalties for Failing to Comply with School Consolidation
1786 JACKSON An Act To Waive Penalties on St. Agatha and Garfield Plantation under the School
Administrative Unit Consolidation Laws
1952 THERIAULT An Act To Eliminate Penalties under the School Administrative Unit Consolidation
Laws for Van Buren, Madawaska, Fort Kent, Frenchville and Grand Isle

187 SULLIVAN An Act To Allow the Town of Arundel To Withdraw from Its Regional School Unit
with No Penalty
1391 PARRY An Act To Allow the Town of Arundel to Opt Out of Its Regional School Unit
Agreement
1394 PARRY An Act To Allow the Town of Dayton to Opt Out of Its Regional School Unit

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
1648 ALFOND An Act To Encourage Transparency in the Department of Education
991 CLARK H An Act To Have the Commissioner of Education Appointed by the State Board of
Education
1534 GOODE Resolve, To Conduct a Review of the Roles and Functions of the Department of
Education and of Certain Mandates

EPS FUNDING FORMULA
629 MALABY Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Education To Convene a Task Force To
Develop a Proposal for a More Equitable Distribution of State Education Funding
1802 JOHNSON P Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Review Distribution of Funds
under the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act
29 RAYE An Act To Restore Equity in Education Funding
975 JOHNSON P An Act To Provide Assistance to Economically Disadvantaged Students
332 JOHNSON P An Act To Improve Essential Programs and Services Funding for Education
877 LOVEJOY An Act To Improve the Essential Programs and Services School Funding Model
989 CLARK H An Act To Calculate Essential Programs and Services Funding on a Uniform Labor
Market Value of 100%
1047 SAVIELLO An Act To Amend the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula
1158 THOMAS An Act To Eliminate the Labor Market Adjustment in the School Funding Formula
1369 MCFADDEN An Act Concerning the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula
1428 MCFADDEN An Act Regarding Student-teacher Ratios
1580 CORNELL DU HOUX An Act To Promote Education by Excluding Certain Land from the Essential
Programs and Services Funding Formula
1745 HARVELL An Act To Remove All Federal Funding from the Essential Programs and Services
Funding Formula

EVALUATION
1192 STRANG BURGESS An Act Concerning Models for Teacher and Principal Evaluations
747 KUMIEGA An Act To Provide Full Funding for Advanced Placement Courses

CURRICULUM
44 EVES An Act To Protect the Quality and Integrity of Maine's Educational Instructional
Materials
502 BOLDUC An Act To Include the Study of Franco-American History in the System of Learning
Results
599 CHIPMAN An Act To Promote the Financial Literacy of High School Students
609 SNOWE-MELLO An Act To Eliminate the Maine Learning Technology Fund
747 KUMIEGA An Act To Provide Full Funding for Advanced Placement Courses
1519 SCHNEIDER An Act To Promote Education in the Areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics
1540 CASAVANT An Act To Allow Schools To Adopt Approved Alternative Curricula
1601 MCCABE An Act To Teach Gun Safety to Children
1620 JOHNSON P An Act To Provide Curriculum Consistency in Maine Public Schools
1650 STEVENS An Act To Enhance Maine Students' Educational Opportunities
1929 VOLK An Act To Develop a Digital Learning Educational Model

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
1462 ALFOND An Act To Increase College Attainment
1463 ALFOND An Act To Update Maine's High School Graduation Requirements
1663 NELSON An Act To Clarify the Education Laws To Require That a Student Must Satisfactorily
Complete a Course in Civics and Government To Receive a High School Diploma
1665 NELSON An Act To Increase the Attainment of Postsecondary Degrees, Job Skills and
Occupational Credentials by Maine High School Graduates
1800 GRAHAM An Act To Require Students To Receive Instruction in Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation and the Use of an Automated External Defibrillator prior to Graduation

ATTENDANCE
1629 ALFOND An Act To Promote School Attendance and Increase School Achievement

SCHOOL DAY
1148 DOW An Act To Improve Public Education
SCHOOL YEAR
191 EDGECOMB An Act To Extend the School Year
1029 LANGLEY An Act To Increase Sales Tax Revenues in Maine during the Summer Tourism
Season
1826 SULLIVAN An Act To Allow a 4-day School Week

STUDENT RECORDS
147 PETERSON An Act To Prevent Disclosure of Student Social Security Numbers
166 GOODALL An Act To Prohibit Public Schools from Requesting a Child's Social Security Number
432 O'CONNOR An Act To Prohibit Schools from Requesting a Student's Social Security Number
726 KNAPP An Act To Prohibit the Use of a Student's Social Security Number by a School To
Track That Student
360 MARTIN J An Act To Repeal the Commissioner of Education's Authority To Require Schools
To Collect Student Social Security Numbers

SCHOOL PROGRAMS
1575 LONG An Act To Establish an Opt-in Policy for Certain Programs Offered by Schools
1872 BEAVERS An Act To Require the Opportunity To Recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Schools

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TEACHERS
1542 RICHARDSON D An Act Regarding Certification of Reading Teachers
1752 O'BRIEN Resolve, To Review the Teacher Certification Process
1773 O'BRIEN An Act To Assist Future Teachers in Obtaining Employment
331 JOHNSON P An Act To Require 3 Years of Experience in a School Administrative Unit before a
Teacher May Receive a Continuing Contract Offer
746 BELIVEAU An Act To Require Annual Evaluation of Public School Teachers
1425 HARVELL An Act To Streamline School Budgets
398 VOLK An Act To Increase Teacher Effectiveness
886 LONGSTAFF An Act To Change the Probationary Period for Teachers
1063 SAVIELLO An Act To Increase the Probation Period for Teachers to 3 Years
1174 LANGLEY An Act To Extend New Teachers' Probationary Periods
1177 NELSON An Act To Extend the Probationary Period for Teachers
1887 MASON An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Teacher Termination

1985 CROCKETT An Act To Require Parental Approval before a Child Participates in a Sex Education
Class

TESTING
1050 SAVIELLO An Act To Eliminate the Requirement That High School Seniors Sit for the
Standardized Aptitude Test

1199 HASTINGS An Act To Revise the Amount Local Schools Are Required To Pay to Private
Schools for the Insured Value Factor of the Tuition Rate
1383 DOW An Act To Stabilize Short-term Funding of Public Kindergarten to Grade 12
Education
1418 CROCKETT An Act To Ensure the Continued Equitable Reimbursement of School Districts in the
Unorganized Territory

1901 LANGLEY An Act To Prepare Maine People for the Future Economy

CHARTER SCHOOLS
869 KATZ An Act To Authorize Charter Schools in the State
1801 KENT An Act To Implement a Network of Innovative Autonomous Public Schools
1861 MASON An Act To Create a Public Charter School System in Maine

1018 MALONEY An Act To Allow Maine Magnet Schools
1683 LOVEJOY An Act To Expand Magnet Schools in Maine
403 PICCHIOTTI An Act to Allow a Student Attending Private School Access to Sports
950 VOLK An Act To Permit Tuition Subsidies by Municipalities
1888 VOLK An Act To Authorize Alternate Education Models and Provide Greater School
Choice
1927 VOLK An Act To Enhance Parental Roles in Education Choice

1870 LANGLEY An Act To Establish Innovative, Autonomous Public School Units

1767 RAYE An Act To Achieve Maine's High School Graduation Goal