COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Rob Eissler 


SB 49         Zaffirini | et al.
Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification and documentation in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs.

SB 205        Whitmire | et al.
Relating to school district policies to prohibit bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and intimidation.

SB 291        Watson
Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools.

SB 471        West | et al.
Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children.

SB 518        Shapiro
Relating to initiatives designed to improve performance of public school students, including initiatives specifically for students enrolled at the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade levels.

SB 550        Eltife                 
Relating to the required public notice of the names of a certain number of finalists for the position of superintendent of a public school district.

SB 570        Shapiro                
Relating to beginning teacher induction and mentoring programs for public schools.

SB 1117       Whitmire               
Relating to the prosecution of a parent contributing to the nonattendance of a public school student.

SB 1620       Duncan | et al.        
Relating to substitution of certain career and technology courses for certain mathematics and science courses otherwise required under the recommended high school program.

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

Public Testimony is limited to  three (3) minutes.



Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 49

SB 205

SB 471


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