NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, April 11, 2001

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins


To consider the following:

SB 598            Shapleigh
Relating to a study of issues relating to recruitment and retention
of public school teachers.

SB 978            Lucio
Relating to the salary and retirement benefits of certain retirees
of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed as
classroom teachers.

SB 1293            Van de Putte
Relating to the coordination of services at Early Head Start and
Head Start programs.

SB 1432            West, Royce
Relating to truancy and the authority of justice and municipal
courts in relation to children; providing criminal penalties.

SB 1446            Van de Putte
Relating to severance payments to superintendents of independent
school districts.

SB 1447            Shapleigh
Relating to school finance issues involving amounts withheld from
special allotments under the Foundation School Program.

SB 1526            Van de Putte
Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as
residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition or
to pay tuition at the rate provided to residents of this state.

SB 1625            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to Texas Education Agency guidelines for certain
after-school and summer programs.

SB 1664            Wentworth
Relating to the retirement eligibility of certain classroom
teachers in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1705            Van de Putte
Relating to the election of school district trustees from
single-member districts.

SB 1727            Cain
Relating to staff development provided by school districts.

SB 1731            Cain
Relating to the career and technology education programs of public

SB 1791            Bivins
Relating to the creation, funding, and operation of a teachers'
housing assistance program.

SJR 51            Bivins
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of
the teachers' housing assistance program and the teachers' housing
assistance fund; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

HB 120            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Duncan
Relating to student intercollegiate athletic fees at The University
of Texas of the Permian Basin.

HB 753            Hochberg                 SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the degree-granting authority of The University of
Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.

HB 1545            Uher                     SP: Bivins
Relating to the operation, regulation, administration, and
financing of public institutions of higher education.

Pending business:

SB 30            Zaffirini
Relating to mandatory kindergarten attendance in public schools.

SB 526            Armbrister
Relating to the age at which a child may be admitted to public

SB 914            Ogden
Relating to the location of certain facilities financed or
refinanced by higher education authorities or by nonprofit
corporations exercising the powers of those authorities.

SB 1102            Barrientos
Relating to a survey concerning persons who drop out of school.

SB 1260            Shapleigh
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to conduct performance
reviews of general academic teaching institutions.

SB 1466            Bivins
Relating to the tuition and fees that can be charged at certain
institutions of higher education.