COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Thursday, March 31, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Florence Shapiro 



SB 53         Zaffirini              
Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.

SB 226        Nelson                 
Relating to reporting individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument to the Texas Education Agency.

SB 1042       Hegar                  
Relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school.

SB 1483       Shapiro                
Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools.

SB 1484       Shapiro                
Relating to authorizing open-enrollment charter schools to be awarded academic distinction designations.

SB 1704       Shapiro                
Relating to educator preparation programs.



SB 3          Shapiro
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district.

SB 6          Shapiro
Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 3


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