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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 

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

 

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

 

1. HB 3906 (86R), relating to the assessment of public school students, including the development and administration of assessment instruments, and technology permitted for use by students.

 

2. Study the unfulfilled recommendations from the 2016 Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability. Evaluate the state’s progress on assessments and accountability and consider possible legislation to support the recommendations from the report. Study and recommend measures needed at the state level to prevent unintended consequences to students, campuses, and districts, including changes that could improve the system for students or help public schools serving a disproportionate number of educationally disadvantaged students impacted by the pandemic.

 

Public testimony will be limited to three minutes.

 

All written testimony and handouts should be emailed to the clerk by August 5th.

 

Electronic public comments will be available for:

 

Implementation of HB 3906 (86th)

2016 Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability

Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee's jurisdiction

 

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

 

 

 

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.