FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1041
95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES STEVENSON (Sponsor) AND RUESTMAN (Co-sponsor).
2315L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 161.122, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the commissioner of education.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 161.122, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 161.122, to read as follows:
161.122. The commissioner of education shall supervise the department of elementary and secondary education. Either in person or by deputy, he or she shall confer with and advise county and school district officers, teachers, and patrons of the public schools on all matters pertaining to the school law; visit and supervise schools, and make suggestions in regard to the subject matter and methods of instruction, the control and government of the schools, and the care and keeping of all school property; attend and assist in meetings of teachers, directors, and patrons of the public schools; and seek in every way to elevate the standards and efficiency of the instruction given in the public schools of the state. The commissioner shall study and evaluate and test the progress or lack thereof in achieving these objectives and shall promptly make public by free electronic media the results of all studies and evaluations and tests insofar as consistent with student or parental privacy rights contained in federal or state law.