Key Votes

HB 251 - Superintendent of Education Qualifications - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Superintendent of Education Qualifications

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Superintendent of Education Qualifications

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the state superintendent of education to possess certain professional qualifications at the time of appointment.

Highlights:
-Requires the superintendent to possess minimum professional qualifications at the time of appointment as adopted by rule by the board for the position of superintendent of a city, parish, or other local public school board (Sec. 1). -Prohibits the board from waiving for the position of state superintendent any qualification established by the board for the position, except by a favorable vote of at least two-thirds of the authorized board membership (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish additional qualifications for the state superintendent as deemed necessary (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requiring the State Superintendent of Education to Possess Certain Qualifications

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