COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Dan Huberty 


*The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair*

*Testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes*


HB 633        González, Mary         
Relating to the applicability of student disciplinary requirements to school districts of innovation.

HB 674        Johnson, Eric          
Relating to the suspension of a student younger than six years of age from public school.

HB 880        King, Ken | et al.     
Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.

HB 1042       Blanco                 
Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology.

HB 1180       Goldman                
Relating to the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts.

HB 1181       Goldman                
Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by school districts and the permissible use of interest derived from the proceeds of those bonds.

HB 1333       Isaac | et al.         
Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of students and appraisal of teachers.

HB 1651       Oliveira               
Relating to requiring a school district to reimburse classroom teachers employed by the district for the cost of classroom supplies purchased with personal money.

HB 1865       Krause | et al.        
Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts.

HB 1857       King, Ken              
Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

HB 2047       VanDeaver              
Relating to the detachment and annexation of school district territory by agreement.

HB 2247       Dukes                  
Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school.

HB 2255       King, Ken              
Relating to student eligibility for free high quality prekindergarten programs and state financial support for each school district that elects to provide a full-day prekindergarten program.

HB 2282       Johnson, Eric          
Relating to a gold standard full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts and the elimination of the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 2782       Wilson                 
Relating to the method used in rating public school districts and campuses for accountability purposes.

HB 2790       White                  
Relating to funding for certain apprenticeship training programs.

HB 2806       Ashby                  
Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding voluntary after-school programs and voluntary summer programs.

HB 2997       Holland                
Relating to evaluation of public school performance.

HB 3347       Huberty                
Relating to before-school and after-school programs established by public school districts.

HB 3384       Schofield              
Relating to access to certain independent school district information by a member of the board of trustees.

HB 3526       Howard                 
Relating to renaming the instructional materials allotment as the technology and instructional materials allotment and making associated technical changes.

HB 3635       Krause                 
Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation.

HB 3759       Biedermann | et al.    
Relating to a temporary exemption for a school district from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates.

HB 4085       Burrows                
Relating to certain courses or activities approved by the board of trustees of a school district for course credit.

SB 22         Taylor, Larry | et al. 
Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program.

Pending Business


The committee may consider pending business.




Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 213

HB 1237


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