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Amend CSHB 2209 (senate committee report) as follows:
(1)  In SECTION 1 of the bill, immediately following added Section 29.912(b), Education Code (page 1, between lines 39 and 40), insert the following appropriately lettered subsection:
(__)  The commissioner shall ensure that agency employees assigned to administer the program have experience with or training in the procedures relating to a school district contracting to partner to operate a district campus under Section 11.174.
(2)  In SECTION 1 of the bill, in added Section 29.912(d)(3)(D), Education Code (page 2, lines 24 through 26), strike "Chapter 48, including an allotment under Section 48.106 or 48.118 and an outcome bonus under Section 48.110 or 48.118" and substitute "Sections 48.106, 48.110, and 48.118".
(3)  In SECTION 2 of the bill, in added Section 48.118(f), Education Code (page 4, line 16), immediately following the underlined period, add the following:
If the total amount of allotments and outcomes bonuses to which school districts are entitled under this section exceeds the amount permitted under this subsection, the agency shall allocate state funding to districts under this section in the following order:
(1)  allotments under Subsection (a) for which school districts participating in partnerships prioritized under Section 29.912(h) are eligible;
(2)  allotments under Subsection (a) for which school districts that entered into a memorandum of understanding or letter of commitment regarding a multidistrict pathway partnership, as defined by commissioner rule, before May 1, 2023, are eligible;
(3)  allotments under Subsection (a) for which school districts that have entered into a performance agreement under Section 29.912 with a coordinating entity that is an institution of higher education, as defined by Section 61.003, are eligible;
(4)  allotments under Subsection (a) for which school districts with the highest percentage of students who are educationally disadvantaged, in descending order, are eligible; and
(5)  outcomes bonuses under Subsection (c) for which school districts with the highest percentage of students who are educationally disadvantaged, in descending order, are eligible.