NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Tuesday, September 7, 2004

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro

The Senate Committee on Education will hold a hearing on Tuesday,
September 7, 2004 in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.012 at 9:00 a.m.

The Committee will hear invited and public testimony on Charge #1,
relating to the implementation of SB 186 (relating to the computation
of public school dropout and completion rates); Charge #2, relating to the
performance of high school students on TAKS; Charge #5, relating to the
effectiveness of the current process of selecting, funding, and
distributing textbooks; Charge #6, relating to TEA's implementation of
the state's new accountability system; and Charge #7, relating to
successful partnerships between school districts and the business