Sen. Shane Reeves

(R) District 14

Grades by Issue

Standards
100
A
Accountability
100
A
Public School Choice
100
A

2018 Score

100
A

Senate Average

98
A
Issue Bill # Description TSS Position Rep Voted
choice SB 1901 HB 1870 Dunn / SB 1901 Gresham makes certain all eligible special needs students, including those in Tennessee’s public charter schools, have access to services that will help them succeed. These services are often provided by special education services associations. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (Floor Vote)
standards SB 1691 HB 1569 H. Brooks / SB 1691 Lundberg creates greater access to Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses in high school by allowing eligible local school districts to expand CTE class sizes. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (Floor Vote)
standards SB 1649 HB 1599 Forgety / SB 1649 Norris incentivizes Tennessee’s businesses to participate in work-based learning partnerships with local school districts through a newly created grant program, providing students invaluable hands-on experience in their chosen field of study. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (Floor Vote)
standards SR 158 HR 192 Hawk / SR 158 Norris – These resolutions confirm changes in the state’s education funding formula, the BEP, that add $13 million per year of RTI2 (early intervention for struggling students) funding for instructors. Tennesseans for Student Success supported both resolutions. (Floor Vote)
standards SB 2552 HB 2644 Sargent / SB 2552 Norris – This year’s state budget, once again, highlights and supports education efforts in Tennessee. It added $212 million to K-12 including: $55 million in teacher pay raises, $6 million in charter school facilities grants, $10 million in school turnaround grants for priority schools, $3.5 million for the Read to be Ready early literacy program, $1.75 million to strengthen Tennessee's principal pipeline and $13.3 million for RTI2. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (Floor Vote)
accountability SB 1629 HB 1694 Smith / SB 1629 Gresham will ensure everyone involved in Tennessee’s teacher preparation programs is accountable for student success. The bill requires teacher preparation programs to report the number of recent graduates that are performing below expectations on their teacher evaluations and the estimated cost of providing remediation. It also clarifies the probation and revocation process for underperforming teacher preparation programs. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (Floor Vote)
Issue Bill # Description TSS Position
Issue Bill # Description TSS Position

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