CS/SB 1654: Certified School Counselors
GENERAL BILL by Education Pre-K - 12 ; Detert
Certified School Counselors; Requiring that each school district have an overall ratio of at least one certified school counselor for every 400 students; requiring that each elementary, middle, and high school within the school district have a specified maximum ratio of certified school counselors to students; requiring that each school have a minimum of one full-time certified school counselor and assign additional half-time or full-time certified school counselors only after reaching the maximum ratio; prohibiting certified school counselors from being used as support staff for administrative duties, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
- Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations (BEA)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 225
• Introduced -SJ 225
• On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 02/06/12, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
• CS by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 326
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Education Pre-K - 12 read 1st time -SJ 335
• Now in Budget
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations -SJ 349
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations
• Died in Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations
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