NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Education
SUBCOMMITTEE: Charter Schools

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Thursday, September 26, 2002

PLACE: E2.036

CHAIR: Rep. Jim Dunnam

The committee will meet to discuss interim charge #2:

Monitor implementation of H. B. 6, 77th Legislature, to ensure that charter
schools protect state resources, that they provide the educational programs
included in their charters, and that board members and school officials
comply with other requirements of the legislation.  Consider whether
virtual schools comprised of home-schooled children should be eligible for
state funding as charter schools.

There will be invited testimony regarding virtual schools.