COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Rob Eissler 




HB 6          Eissler
Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools.

HB 291        Jackson, Jim
Relating to requiring a public hearing in the geographical area proposed for an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 398        Jackson, Jim
Relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school.

HB 936        Harless | et al.
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1268       Murphy | et al.
Relating to the computation of public high school grade point averages.

HB 1311       Shelton
Relating to certain open-enrollment charter schools dedicated to serving certain students at risk of dropping out of school.

HB 1335       Allen
Relating to certain resources available to teachers of a public school student with a disability under the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities.

HB 1462       Huberty
Relating to the inclusion of professional staff who educate students with disabilities on district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees.

HB 1539       Hochberg
Relating to state ownership of school textbooks.

HB 1555       Thompson | et al.
Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds.

HB 1603       Zedler
Relating to the number of charters the State Board of Education may grant for open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1610       Gonzales, Larry
Relating to employment termination procedures applicable to a teacher who is convicted of a felony.

HB 1682       Weber
Relating to prohibiting school districts from requiring or coercing school district employees to make charitable contributions.

HB 2365       Eissler
Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers.

HB 2366       Truitt
Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school operated by a municipality to give a preference in admissions to children of employees of the municipality.

HB 2380       Shelton
Relating to employment by school districts of certain persons under probationary contracts.

HB 2539       Weber
Relating to the authority of school districts to suspend teachers without pay pending discharge.

HB 2540       Weber
Relating to the right to a hearing before an independent hearing examiner of a public school teacher suspended without pay.

HB 2877       Aycock
Relating to required sale or lease of unused or underutilized school district facilities to charter schools.

HB 2971       Smith, Todd
Relating to the confidentiality of documents evaluating the performance of public school teachers and administrators.



The order the bills are heard is at the discretion of the Chairman.

Public Testimony is limited to  three (3) minutes.