COMMITTEE:    Public Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 9, 2023 

PLACE:        E2.036 
CHAIR:        Rep. Brad Buckley 



Public testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes.


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



HB 45          Morales, Christina | et al.                                        
Relating to ethnic studies instruction in public schools.

HB 4756        Gervin-Hawkins                            
Relating to the establishment of community-based learning centers to serve public school students.

HB 5181        Hinojosa                       Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to a standard and set of indicators in the academic accountability system.

SB 9           Creighton | et al.                        
Relating to the rights, certification, and compensation of public school educators and assistance provided to public schools by the Texas Education Agency related to public school educators and to certain allotments under the Foundation School Program.

SB 163         Campbell | et al.                         
Relating to parental approval for a student's participation in human sexuality instruction in public schools.

SB 1131        Blanco                                    
Relating to the authority of certain independent school districts to change the date of the general election for officers.

SB 1630        Bettencourt                               
Relating to an attendance policy adopted by public schools to prevent truancy.

SB 1720        Kolkhorst                      Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the confidentiality of the identity of a public school employee who reports a potential threat to the school's threat assessment and safe and supportive school team.

SB 2482        Menéndez | et al.                         
Relating to a survey of public schools regarding Holocaust Remembrance Week instruction.

SCR 9          Springer                                  
Designating the first full week in April as Gifted and Talented Students Week for a 10-year period ending in 2033.




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Bills added after last posting:

SB 1720


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