COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Rob Eissler 


HB 24         Guillen | et al.
Relating to placement of a student in a disciplinary alternative education program for bullying or cyber-bullying.

HB 170        Raymond | et al.       
Relating to bullying as a ground for removing a public school student from class and placing the student in a disciplinary alternative education program.

HB 485        Dutton                 
Relating to public school disciplinary procedures and the evaluation of disciplinary alternative education programs.

HB 562        Berman                 
Relating to the development of juvenile justice alternative education programs in counties with a population greater than 125,000.

HB 622        Hochberg               
Relating to disciplinary action taken against certain public school students on the basis of serious and persistent misbehavior.

HB 862        Patrick, Diane         
Relating to placing the State Board of Education and the State Board for Educator Certification under periodic review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 968        Strama                 
Relating to expulsion from school or placement in a disciplinary alternative education program for certain conduct.

HB 1016       Castro                 
Relating to a requirement that public school counselors demonstrate knowledge of counseling regarding higher education to obtain a school counselor certificate.

HB 1019       Castro                 
Relating to distinct certificate classes for public elementary school counselors and public secondary school counselors.

HB 1059       Menendez               
Relating to bullying, including cyberbullying, in public schools.

HB 1158       Eissler                
Relating to additional optional training and course work for public school principals.

HB 1160       Eissler                
Relating to certification to teach public school students who have visual impairments.

HB 1224       Reynolds               
Relating to expulsion of a public school student who commits certain criminal acts involving a computer, computer network, or computer system owned by or operated on behalf of a school district.

HB 1550       Aycock                 
Relating to participation in state travel service contracts by open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1587       Eissler                
Relating to the evaluation of public school teachers.

HB 1942       Patrick, Diane         
Relating to bullying in public schools.

HB 2158       Coleman                
Relating to a prohibition against the use of a stun gun or taser by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against certain public school students.

HB 2349       Larson                 
Relating to the authority of independent school districts to invest in corporate bonds.

HB 2378       Gonzales, Larry        
Relating to authorization for the appraisal of certain public school administrators by educators supervised by the administrators.

HB 2678       Smith, Todd            
Relating to the regulation of driver training schools and instruction.

HB 3018       Gutierrez              
Relating to a policy of a school district concerning possession of a paging device by a student.

The order the bills are heard is at the discretion of the Chairman.

Public Testimony is limited to  three (3) minutes.