NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Tuesday, April 15, 2003

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro

I.    Call to Order

II.   Roll Call

III.  Approval of Minutes

IV.   The Committee will consider the following:

SB 352            Wentworth
Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustment under the
public school finance system.

SB 671            Staples
Relating to the determination of school district property values
and the accountability of appraisal district operations.

SB 682            Janek
Relating to a state allotment to school districts for teacher

SJR 32            Janek
Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a public school
finance system based on state provision of teacher salaries and
benefits and assistance for maintenance and construction of school

SB 687            West
Relating to the authority of school districts to purchase
electricity through a political subdivision corporation.

SB 1138            Van de Putte
Relating to the public school finance enrichment tax rate.

SB 1541            Shapiro
Relating to the accountability of, and reporting by, public
institutions of higher education.

SB 1542            Shapiro
Relating to tuition flexibility at institutions of higher

V.     Pending Business:

SB 76            Zaffirini
Relating to the provision of subsidized child-care services.

SB 700            Ogden
Relating to participation by private school students in University
Interscholastic League sponsored activities.

SB 845            Barrientos
Relating to a comprehensive analysis of certain legislation
addressing public school dropouts.

VI.    Subcommittee Reports:

SB 334            Staples
Relating to student center fees at Stephen F. Austin State

VII.   Recess