HB1017 TO ALLOW THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983 TO BE WAIVED IF A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IS UNDER STATE AUTHORITY AFTER BEING CLASSIFIED AS BEING IN DISTRESS
Summary: This bill sought to waive the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act for school districts that have been taken over by the State for academic or fiscal distress.
Vouchers, School Start Date, Teacher Tax Credits & More
Thanks to our members who gave up part of their Spring Break to join us at the Capitol this week to observe the legislative process in action.
AEA Lobby Week: You’re Invited!
Next week (March 20-22) is AEA Lobby Week. All AEA members are invited to meet the AEA lobby team at AEA Headquarters at 1500 W. 4th St., in Little Rock, Monday-Wednesday at 8:45 each morning to go over the bills being considered at the Capitol and attend Education Committee meetings at the State Capitol with the lobby team. Questions? Email AEA Director of Public Affairs, Susana O’Daniel: email@example.com
As early as Monday, March 13, legislators in the State House are planning to bring a school voucher bill to the floor for a vote.
State Revenues and Number of New Education Bills Rise
Dozens More Education Bills on the Move
Activity at the Capitol quickened this week as the March 6th bill filing deadline approaches. Here are some highlights from the week: