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Education Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(23 members)

1344 § 17 Study the feasibility and desirability of implementing a teacher compensation package that recognizes four levels of teachers from beginning to advanced and which bases the compensation level for each category on the individual teacher's ability to meet or exceed district standards for content knowledge, planning and preparation for instruction, instructional delivery, student assessment, classroom management, and professional responsibility

2428 § 1 Study the state and local tax structure for funding of elementary and secondary education to determine the feasibility and desirability of enhanced state funding to school districts for delivery of core curriculum instruction, the equity of the existing degree of reliance on property tax revenues for elementary and secondary education funding, and whether improved efficiency is attainable in delivery of elementary and secondary education services

3052 Study issues of safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness with respect to school district transportation

3061 Study the delivery of elementary and secondary education during the ensuing 5, 10, and 20 years, with emphasis on a review of the current school district structure, reorganization options, the potential for creating alternate administrative units, and the equitable distribution of state aid to school districts and to obtain the information necessary for this study through a variety of means, including testimony from school district superintendents and business managers

Receive from the Superintendent of Public Instruction the compilation of annual school district employee compensation reports (NDCC § 15.1-02-13)

Receive report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction of a request from a school or school district for a waiver of any rule governing the accreditation of schools (NDCC § 15.1-06-08)

Receive report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction of a request from a school or school district for a waiver of NDCC Section 15.1-21-03 (NDCC § 15.1-06-08.1)

Receive from the Superintendent of Public Instruction the compilation of test scores of a test aligned to the state content standards in reading and mathematics, given annually to students in three grades statewide (NDCC § 15.1-21-10)