Honorable Florence Shapiro, Chair, Senate Committee on Education
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB2275 by Seliger (Relating to the adoption of the public school curriculum and textbooks; transferring authority from the State Board of Education to the commissioner of education.), As Introduced
|Fiscal Year||Probable Net Positive/(Negative) Impact to General Revenue Related Funds|
|Fiscal Year||Probable Savings/(Cost) from
General Revenue Fund
The bill would transfer authority to review and adopt textbooks and curriculum standards (the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills or TEKS) from the State Board of Education (SBOE) to the Commissioner of Education.
The bill would require that educator teams with members representing each of the 20 education regions of the state with subject matter expertise be appointed by the Commissioner to review textbooks and the TEKS.
701 Central Education Agency
JOB, JSp, JGM, JSc