NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE: 11:00AM or 30 mins. after adjourn.
             Wednesday, April 14, 1999

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins


A public hearing to consider the following:

SB 268            Ogden
Relating to an optional extended year program for public school
students who would not otherwise be promoted.

SB 516            Ogden
Relating to school district high school equivalency examination

SB 576            Armbrister
Relating to class size in public schools.

SB 622            Luna, Gregory
Relating to funding for schools with an extended year program.

SB 724            Zaffirini
Relating to continuing education courses and programs for public
school educators.

SB 820            Harris
Relating to the compensatory education allotment.

SB 858            Shapleigh
Relating to written notice to certain parents of a public school
student's unsatisfactory performance.

SB 910            Shapleigh
Relating to curriculum requirements for certain public school

SB 1081            Shapleigh
Relating to report cards on the performance of public school

SB 1089            Duncan
Relating to the investment of debt service funds by school
districts, junior college districts, and community college

SB 1091            Duncan
Relating to the issuance and sale of bonds and time warrants by
school districts and the issuance of obligations and execution of
credit agreements by certain school districts and junior college

SB 1227            Shapiro
Relating to students who drop out of public school.

SB 1352            Barrientos
Relating to course credits offered under an agreement between a
school district and a junior college.

SB 1455            West, Royce
Relating to compensatory and accelerated education in public

SB 1561            Barrientos / et al.
Relating to students who drop out of public school.

SB 1572            West, Royce
Relating to the compulsory school attendance laws and
responsibility for compliance with those laws; providing penalties.

SB 1724            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to public school campus improvement plans and school
district performance reports.

SB 1784            Gallegos
Relating to the provision of private community-based dropout
recovery education programs to provide alternative education
programs for students at risk of dropping out of schools.

SJR 38            Ratliff
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to contributions made
to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas by the state and by
individuals participating in the system.

Subcommittee Reports:

SB 993            Lindsay
Relating to the ability of children of disabled firemen and peace
officers to use an exemption from tuition and fees charged by a
public institution of higher education at successive institutions.

SB 1059            Bivins
Relating to the approval of certain construction projects by the
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 1104            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of
Texas System to acquire certain properties for campus expansion and
other university purposes.

SB 1261            Bivins
Relating to the appointment of faculty members to certain
curriculum advisory committees of the Texas Higher Education
Coordinating Board and to the development of field of study
curricula by the board.

SB 1363            Harris
Relating to the acquisition of library materials by a junior
college district.

SB 1527            Carona
Relating to authorization of prepaid tuition contracts for
proprietary schools under the prepaid higher education tuition