COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, March 28, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Dan Patrick 



SB 831        Taylor                 
Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools.

SB 1178       Deuell                 
Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students.

SB 1298       Hegar | et al.
Relating to the provision of electronic courses in public schools, electronic assessment of public school students, the state virtual school network, and school district digital capabilities.

SB 1352       Van de Putte
Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts.

SB 1380       Patrick                
Relating to the placement of video monitoring cameras in self- contained classrooms providing special education services.

SB 1408       Patrick                
Relating to public school performance ratings that reflect acceptable and unacceptable performance.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.





SB 816        Hegar                  
Relating to the date by which a school district must complete a report of an initial evaluation of a student for special education services.

SB 929        Paxton | et al.        
Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

SB 1263       Taylor | et al.        
Relating to allowing parents to petition for repurposing, alternative management, or closure of certain public school campuses.



Bills added after last posting:

SB 1298


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