COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Thursday, April 04, 2013 

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



SB 48         Zaffirini              
Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.

SB 376        Lucio                  
Relating to breakfast for certain public school students.

SB 418        Ellis
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours.

SB 709        Lucio                  
Relating to representation of a person in a special education impartial due process hearing.

SB 860        Lucio | et al.         
Relating to the provision of career and technology education courses in certain partnership programs to provide high school dropout recovery.

SB 1362       Schwertner             
Relating to a requirement that students at an open-enrollment charter school recite the pledges of allegiance to the United States flag and the state flag.

SB 1505       Schwertner             
Relating to the frequency of the release of questions and answer keys to state assessment instruments administered in public schools.

SB 1556       Seliger                
Relating to the establishment of the School Safety Advisory Council and School Safety Certification Program.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.




SB 17         Patrick | et al.       
Relating to the training in school safety of certain employees of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school authorized to carry a concealed handgun on school premises.

SB 1062       West                   
Relating to transportation of a student entitled to a public education grant.

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 1403       Patrick | et al.       
Relating to public school teachers.

SB 1406       Patrick | et al.       
Relating to State Board of Education oversight of regional education service center services and products concerning student curriculum.

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

SB 1474       Duncan                 
Relating to the adoption of major curriculum initiatives by a school district.

SB 1718       West                   
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students attending campuses removed from the jurisdiction of a school district or charter school.

SB 1775       West                   
Relating to student eligibility to attend public school districts and charter schools, student transfers, and the Public Education Grant Program.



Bills added after last posting:

SB 418


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