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** REVISION **
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

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

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr. 

 

The Committee will hear invited testimony only from the State Board of Education.

 

The Committee will also meet to hear INVITED and PUBLIC testimony on the following interim charges:

 

1. Identify and examine efforts to ensure that parents have a meaningful role in their children’s education. Recommend necessary changes in both independent school district board and open enrollment charter governing board governance to protect the right of parents to participate in their child’s education.

 

2. Examine partnerships between K-12, higher education institutions, and employers that promote postsecondary and career readiness and identify current  obstacles that public schools,higher education institutions, and employers face. Make recommendations to ensure career and technical education programs, internships, apprenticeships, and other opportunities are more accessible.

 

3. Monitor and analyze the state policy on curriculum and instructional materials used in public schools.

 

Public testimony will be limited to three minutes

 

All written testimony and handouts should be emailed to the clerk by July 20th

 

Electronic public comments will be available for:

 

Parents role in their children's education

Partnerships between K-12, higher education and workforce

Curriculum and instructional materials

State Board of Education

 

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here: https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx

 

A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here: https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/

 

Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here: https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/

 

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:

https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c400

 

 

 

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NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

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.