HB 219 – Background checks for school employees. Changes the laws regarding background checks for school employees.
HB 243 / HB 244 – University of Missouri Board of Curators.
Changes the composition of the University of Missouri Board of Curators
relating to the reorganization of congressional districts (HB 243
includes a provision to include a voting student curator).
HB 273 – Cyberbullying.
Defines “cyberbullying” as it relates to the antibullying policy that
school districts must adopt and establishes specific requirements for
each school district in implementing the policy.
HB 624 – Prohibiting corporal punishment in schools. Prohibits
corporal punishment from being administered in any public school and
removes provisions specifying that certain spanking in a school is not
to be considered abuse.
SB 54 – Amy Hestir Student Protection Act.
Creates the Amy Hestir Student Protection Act; amends several sections
of Missouri law relating to protecting children from sexual offenders;
grants immunity ti school distrit employees for certain actions relating
to employment decisions relating to student safety; amends the statute
of limitations for certain sexual offenses against a person under the
age of 18.
SB 342 – Enrollment of foster care children. Requires school districts to implement criteria for the enrollment and educational success of foster care children.
SB 391 – Teacher evaluation.
Requires the school board of each school district and charter school to
establish an evaluation system for teachers and teaching.