COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Dan Huberty 


SB 195        Garcia | et al.
Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for public school students subject to a high risk of violence while walking to school.

SB 384        Burton                 
Relating to the scheduling of the administration of certain postsecondary readiness assessment instruments to public high school students.

SB 463        Seliger | et al.       
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

SB 490        Lucio                  
Relating to information regarding the number of school counselors in public schools.

SB 1005       Campbell               
Relating to the use of the SAT or the ACT as a secondary exit-level assessment instrument to allow certain public school students to receive a high school diploma.

SB 1122       Huffines | et al.      
Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

SB 1294       Buckingham | et al.    
Relating to election of professional staff representatives to certain school district planning and decision-making committees.

SB 1398       Lucio | et al.         
Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.

SB 1481       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the instructional materials and technology allotment, open education resource instructional materials, and the State Board of Education long-range technology plan.

SB 1483       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the creation of the Technology Lending Program to provide grants to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1484       Taylor, Larry | et al. 
Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education.

SB 1566       Kolkhorst              
Relating to certain powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school.

SB 1658       Taylor, Larry | et al. 
Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school.

SB 1660       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the minimum amount of student instruction required to be provided by school districts and calculation of average daily attendance for public school students.

SB 1784       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to state-developed open-source instructional material for public schools.

SB 1839       Hughes | et al.        
Relating to the preparation, certification, and classification of public school educators.

SB 1854       Uresti                 
Relating to requiring the review of public school district paperwork to limit paperwork requirements.

SB 1873       Hinojosa               
Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

SB 1883       Campbell               
Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the review of challenges by open-enrollment charter schools or school districts to accountability determinations.

SB 1886       Bettencourt            
Relating to the oversight of public education, including the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency.

SB 2039       Zaffirini              
Relating to the development of instructional modules and training for public schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and participation by the human trafficking prevention task force in that development.

SB 2078       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the duties of school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas School Safety Center regarding multihazard emergency operations plans and other school safety measures.

SB 2131       West                   
Relating to requirements for providing postsecondary education counseling to high school students.

SB 2144       Taylor, Larry | et al. 
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.

SB 2188       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the average daily attendance calculation for students over 18 years of age who are in an off home campus instructional arrangement.

SB 2270       Lucio | et al.         
Relating to expansion of a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs.

The committee will consider pending business.



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Bills added after last posting:

SB 1484

SB 1873


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