COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Tuesday, April 16, 2013 

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



HB 5          Aycock | et al.         SP: Patrick
Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements.

SB 377        Lucio | et al.         
Relating to considering the performance of certain students on state assessment instruments in evaluating school district and campus performance.

SB 1223       Taylor                 
Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance.

SB 1309       Davis | et al.         
Relating to assessment alternatives or accommodations for public school students in special education programs.

SB 1310       Davis                  
Relating to standards for school district, public school campus, and open-enrollment charter school performance ratings.

SB 1557       Lucio | et al.         
Relating to business participation in supporting early college high schools.

Public testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes per person.




SB 218        Patrick | et al.       
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees.

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

SB 1243       Hegar                  
Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants and certain notes by school districts.

SB 1575       Campbell | et al.      
Relating to state savings and government efficiency through a taxpayer savings grant program.

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.



Bills added after last posting:

SB 376


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