COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 21, 2023 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Brad Buckley 


Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes.  


The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair.



HB 166         González, Mary                                         
Relating to the appointment of an educational representative for certain students with disabilities.

HB 900         Patterson | et al.                                     
Relating to the regulation of books sold to or included in public school libraries.

HB 1605        Buckley                                               
Relating to instructional material and technology, the adoption and revision of essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum, and creating allotments for the procurement of certain instructional materials under the Foundation School Program; authorizing a fee.

HB 1614        Dutton                                                
Relating to the eligibility for free prekindergarten programs in public schools of certain children who are eligible for the subsidized child-care program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 1662        Burns                                                 
Relating to certain requirements and procedures regarding the posting of a school district's employment policy on the district's Internet website.

HB 2162        Dutton                                                
Relating to reading instruction, assessment instruments, and interventions provided to public school students.

HB 2484        Guillen                                               
Relating to the safety of a referee, judge, or other official at a public school extracurricular activity and prohibiting certain conduct by a spectator related to those officials' safety.

HB 2729        Harris, Cody                                          
Relating to staff member requirements for high quality prekindergarten programs.

HB 2929        Lozano                                                
Relating to continuing education and training requirements for classroom teachers and public school counselors.

HB 2923        Dutton                                                
Relating to the operation of free prekindergarten programs by certain school districts and to the early education allotment under the Foundation School Program.



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