Amend CSHB 5 (house committee report) on page 39 of the bill by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS accordingly:
SECTION ____.  (a)  Section 39.056, Education Code, is amended to read as follows:
(d)  The agency shall give written notice to the superintendent and the board of trustees of a school district of any impending investigation of the district's accreditation.
(e)  The investigators shall report orally and in writing to the board of trustees of the school district and, as appropriate, to campus administrators and shall make recommendations concerning any necessary improvements or sources of aid such as regional education service centers.
(f)  A district which takes action with regard to the recommendations provided by the investigators as prescribed by subsection (e) shall make a reasonable effort to seek assistance from a third party in developing an action plan to improve district performance using improvement techniques that are goal oriented and research-based.