Rep Jason Hodges

(D) District 67

Grades by Issue

High Standards
100
A
Aligned Assessment
100
A
Accountability
0
F
Innovation
0
F
Economic Opportunity
100
A
High Standards
60
D
Aligned Assessment
50
F
Accountability
8
F
Innovation
22
F
Economic Opportunity
53
F

2021 Score

73%
C

Lifetime Score

39%
F

House Average

89%
B
Issue Bill # Description TSS Position Rep Voted
High Standards HB 7002 HB7002/SB7003 led by Lamberth/Johnson: As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Literacy Success Act"; requires LEAs to provide foundational literacy skills instruction, provide reading interventions and supports, and administer universal reading screeners to students in kindergarten through grade three to improve reading proficiency. Tennesseans for Student Success Supported this bill. (House floor vote)
Innovation HB 74 HB0074/SB 0737 led by Lamberth/Johnson: As enacted, revises various provisions regarding the achievement school district.Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
Accountability HB 777 HB777/SB774 led by Lamberth/Johnson: As enacted, establishes that a local education agency's BEP calculation for the 2021-2022 school year must not be less than the LEA's BEP calculation for the 2020-2021 school year; applies to LEAs in full compliance with state school attendance and truancy intervention laws, and the state board of education's continuous learning plan rules. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
Innovation HB 1501 HB1501/SB122 led by Cochran/Haile: The department will create and develop a four-year school turnaround pilot program for priority schools. The department will select five priority schools that are diverse geographically and diverse in grade levels to participate in the pilot program. The department will operate and administer the pilot program for four school years beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. In the 2021-2022 school year, schools in need of intervention must develop a school turnaround plan. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
Economic Opportunity HB 1446 HB1446/SB1240 led by Hicks T./Crowe: As enacted, directs the department to provide career and technical education opportunities for students in middle school; requires an LEA to provide students in seventh or eighth grade with information on available career and technical education programs upon administering a career aptitude assessment. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
Aligned Assessment HB 756 HB745/SB1135 led by Haston/White: This bill requires that, subject to available federal funds, as a strategy for assessing and certifying students' career readiness and providing students with more choices in identifying career pathways, LEAs and public charter schools provide each student the opportunity to take nationally recognized assessments in the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
High Standards HB 973 HB973/SB414 led by Dixie/Yarbro: Enacts the "SEM Advancement Act," which requires a local board of education or charter school governing body to develop and adopt a policy that establishes criteria for the enrollment of students in grades seven through 12 into available advanced English language arts, mathematics, and science courses. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill (House floor vote)
Accountability HB 7004 HB7004/SB7002 led by Lamberth/Johnson: As enacted, enacts the "Tennessee Learning Loss Remediation and Student Acceleration Act"; requires local education agencies and public charter schools to implement a program of after-school learning mini-camps, learning loss bridge camps, and summer learning camps to remediate student learning loss. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
Accountability HB 7003 HB7003/SB7001 led by Lamberth/Johnson: As enacted, excludes data generated by state assessments administered in the 2020-2021 school year, and data generated by alternative growth models used by LEAs in the 2020-2021 school year to evaluate teachers in non-tested grades and subjects, from certain accountability determinations; revises certain tenure eligibility requirements to account for the unavailability of data due to the cancellation of TCAP tests as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
HB 7020 HB7020/SB7009 led by Lamberth/Johnson: s enacted, makes appropriations sufficient to provide the first year's funding for any act which receives final passage during the first extraordinary session of the 112th General Assembly. Tennesseans for Student Success supported this bill. (House floor vote)
Issue Bill # Description TSS Position
Issue Bill # Description TSS Position

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