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Texas Approves Senate Bill 7
The TEXAS House approves Senate Bill 7 , which would require principals and superintendents to report teachers having inappropriate relationships with students or face a state jail felony or a fine of up to $10,000. It...
Education In Georgia
The GEORGIA Supreme Court rules that a law prohibiting guns on school property supersedes one passed at the same time that allowed firearms inside school safety zones. Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed both bills into law in 2014. The...
PA Approves HB 805
The PENNSYLVANIA Senate approves HB 805 , which would require Keystone State school districts to use an evaluation system instead of seniority when determining which teachers to lay off. It moves to Gov. Tom Wolf (D), who has said...
TN Gov Allows SB 2376
TENNESSEE Gov. Bill Haslam (R) allows SB 2376 , which allows full-time faculty, staff and other public college and university employees who have handgun-carry permits to carry their guns on campus as long as they notify the local...
Education In GA
The GEORGIA Senate approves HB 859, a bill that would allow anyone 21 or older with a weapons license to carry a gun anywhere on a public college or university campus, except for inside dormitories, fraternities and sorority houses...
NH Vetoes SB 101
NEW HAMPSHIRE Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) vetoes SB 101, which would have barred state education officials from implementing the Common Core curriculum standards in any Granite State public school (UNION LEADER [MANCHESTER]).
TN Rejects HB 675
The TENNESSEE House rejects HB 675, a bill that would have allowed undocumented immigrant students who qualified for federal Deferred Action Status to pay in-state tuition at Volunteer State colleges and universities (TENNESSEAN ...
Georgia Approves SB 139
The GEORGIA Senate approves SB 139, a bill that would bar Peach State cities from banning single-use plastic bags at grocery and other retail stores. The measure moves to the House (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION).