NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, March 21, 2001

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins


To consider the following:

SB 350            Truan
Relating to wage rates paid by or on behalf of certain school
districts on public works projects.

SB 385            Bivins / et al.
Relating to the curriculum requirements for graduation from public
high school.

SB 386            Bivins
Relating to eliminating obsolete references to the Amarillo campus
of the Texas State Technical College System.

SB 460            Duncan
Relating to the inclusion of certain contractual obligations in the
debt of a school district for property tax purposes.

SB 579            Van de Putte
Relating to procedures and standards for providing health care
services in public schools.

SB 580            Van de Putte
Relating to local school health education advisory councils and to
health education instruction in public schools.

SB 621            Barrientos
Relating to providing certain students with an equal opportunity to
enroll in or receive a competitive scholarship for a graduate or
professional degree program.

SB 924            Barrientos
Relating to a uniform strategy to ensure that public institutions
of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the
population of Texas.

SB 974            Wentworth
Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic
admission to an institution of higher education.

SB 1057            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the administration of the TEXAS grant program and to
the dissemination of student financial aid information.

SB 1327            Bivins
Relating to improvement of the mathematics skills of public school

SB 1466            Bivins
Relating to the tuition and fees that can be charged at certain
institutions of higher education.

SB 1472            Ogden
Relating to the general property deposit paid by a student of a
public institution of higher education.

SB 1595            Bivins
Relating to financial assistance for certain persons seeking
certification as public school teachers, including revisions to the
Teach for Texas grant program, and to loan repayment assistance for
certain classroom teachers.

SB 1596            Bivins
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Toward
EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grant II program.

SB 1671            Jackson
Relating to the issuance of bonds by school districts for the
purchase of school buses.

SB 1722            Bivins
Relating to the transfer of the Amarillo campus of the Texas State
Technical College System to Amarillo College.

Pending business:

SB 266            Ogden
Relating to an optional flexible year program for public school
students who would not otherwise be promoted.

SB 526            Armbrister
Relating to the age at which a child may be admitted to public

SB 596            Duncan
Relating to prekindergarten programs for public school students.

SB 646            Bivins
Relating to dropout and completion rates in public schools.

SB 704            West, Royce
Relating to school district dress codes.

SJR 1            Madla
Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a public school
teacher or faculty member of a public institution of higher
education to serve as a member of the legislature.