COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 

PLACE:       E2.028 
CHAIR:       Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr. 


The Committee on Public Education will take invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:


Interim Charge #2:


Examine the impact, including any financial impact, to the Texas public school system of an increase in the number of children crossing the Texas-Mexico border. Review the history, any applicable precedents, and the legal landscape regarding the education of migrant children in Texas’s public schools.


Interim Charge #11:


Review the impact of investments of the Permanent School Fund by the State Board of Education in businesses and funds owned or controlled by the Russian government or Russian nationals, and determine the need for investment restrictions. Consider the impact of any proposed investment restrictions on fund performance.


Commissioner Mike Morath will also provide an update on the Texas Education Agency and public education issues.


Electronic public comment will be available for the following:


Commissioner Morath update on the public education system.

Impact to the education system in the increase of migrant children.

Impact of investments in Russia of the PSF by SBOE.



For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here:


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:


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:





Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.