Financial Literacy, Hours of Instruction, Summer School Funding and More on Senate Education Hearing Agenda

The Senate Committee on Education, chaired by state Senator Luther Olsen (R-Ripon), has scheduled a public hearing on a number of bills dealing with financial literacy, hours of instruction, summer school funding, pupil data and more.

Here are the details and the bills that are on the agenda:

Thursday, August 17, 2017
10:00 AM
411 South, State Capitol, Madison

Assembly Bill 280

Relating to: incorporating financial literacy into the curriculum of public schools.

By Representatives Krug, Fields, Ballweg, Berceau, Born, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, Crowley, Doyle, Edming, Felzkowski, Genrich, Katsma, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Macco, Murphy, Mursau, Novak, Petryk, Ripp, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Spiros, Stafsholt, Subeck, Summerfield, Tauchen, Tranel, Tusler and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators Kapenga, L. Taylor, Marklein, Carpenter, Craig, Lasee, Testin, Wanggaard and Wirch.

Assembly Bill 71

Relating to: an inventory of pupil data.

By Joint Legislative Council.

Assembly Bill 72

Relating to: responsibilities of state superintendent related to privacy and security of pupil data.

By Joint Legislative Council.

Senate Bill 105

Relating to: creating a pilot program under which certain school districts are not required to provide a minimum number of hours of direct pupil instruction.

By Senators Olsen and Feyen; cosponsored by Representatives Kremer, Rohrkaste, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Kleefisch, Kulp and Quinn.

Senate Bill 253

Relating to: prohibiting aiding and abetting sexual abuse.

By Senators Olsen, Darling, Larson and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Duchow, Considine, Jacque, Pope, Ripp, Sargent and Subeck.

Senate Bill 299

Relating to:  an initial teaching license based on completion of a Montessori teacher education program.

By Senators Olsen, L. Taylor, Darling and Feyen; cosponsored by Representatives Kitchens, Bowen, Brostoff, Horlacher, Kooyenga, Kremer, Murphy, Ripp, Spreitzer, Tittl and Tusler.

Senate Bill 301

Relating to: summer school and interim session classes.

By Senators Olsen, L. Taylor, Cowles, Miller and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Jagler, Berceau, Felzkowski, Genrich, Horlacher, Ohnstad, Pope, Spreitzer, Subeck, Tauchen, Tusler and Vruwink.