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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 

PLACE:       Capitol Extension Auditorium, E1.004 
CHAIR:       Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr. 

 

HB 129         González, Mary
Relating to requiring a digital citizenship curriculum.

HB 159         González, Mary                                         
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.

HB 353         Dutton                                                
Relating to the consideration of certain student differentials based on sex under the public school accountability system.

HB 445         Allison                                               
Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools.

HB 725         Patterson | et al.                                     
Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are or were in foster care for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 759         Harless                                               
Relating to the operation of threat assessment teams in public schools and the establishment of a student threat assessment database; creating a criminal offense.

HB 785         Allen                                                 
Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification and documentation requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques.

HB 1080        Patterson | et al.                                     
Relating to the eligibility for participation in University Interscholastic League activities of certain public school students who receive outpatient mental health services.

HB 1114        Thierry                                               
Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.

HB 1603        Huberty                                               
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

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Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting:

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