Honorable Jimmie Don Aycock, Chair, House Committee on Public Education
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1751 by Patrick, Diane (Relating to the public school educator excellence innovation program.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would modify the Educator Excellence Awards Program to be the Educator Excellence Innovation Program with the purposes of improving educator quality and effectiveness through innovative school district-level recruitment, preparation, hiring, induction, evaluation, professional development, strategic compensation, career pathways, and retention and district administrative practices to improve quality, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Based on information provided by the Texas Education Agency, it is assumed that any costs related to implementing the provisions of this bill would be funded in lieu of funding for the current Educator Excellence Awards Program at the same level.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.