Amend Amendment No. 137 by Huberty to CSSB 1 (page 264, prefiled amendments packet) by adding the following at the end of the amendment:
____.  Contingent Rider: Report on Use of Certain Federal Education Funds Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (a)  Using money appropriated to the Texas Education Agency under Section 13.01 of this article that is provided through the elementary and secondary school emergency relief fund under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Pub. L. No. 116-260) or the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub. L. No. 117-2), notwithstanding Section 13.02 of this article and to the extent authorized by federal law, the Texas Education Agency shall:
(1)  require each school district and open-enrollment charter school to submit to the agency a plan adopted by the board of trustees of the district or the governing body of the school on the use of money received by the district or school from federal sources;
(2)  post in a publicly accessible location on the agency's Internet website each plan submitted by a district or school to the agency under Subdivision (1); and
(3)  not later than May 1, 2022, submit to the legislature and the governor a report on the use of money described by Subdivision (1) by districts and schools based on the plans collected under that subdivision that includes:
(A)  the extent to which the money was spent over the period for which that money was appropriated under the applicable federal law;
(B)  the use of that money to address any need for extended instructional time;
(C)  any measures used to ensure access to remote instruction;
(D)  any innovations implemented in curriculum and instruction;
(E)  any improvements made to quality of air and water at school facilities;
(F)  any initiatives implemented targeted to accelerated learning;
(G)  measures to identify students in need of remediation and provide appropriate services to those students to ensure that the students perform on grade level not later than the 2023-2024 school year; and
(H)  the status of compliance with all requirements established by the applicable federal law, the United States Department of Education, or other appropriate federal authority regarding the use of that money.
(b)  The Texas Education Agency may provide recommendations to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools that may be considered in adopting the plan described by Subsection (a)(1) of this rider.