COMMITTEE:†† Public Education†

TIME & DATE: Upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, April 09, 2013†

PLACE:†††††† E2.036†
CHAIR:†††††† Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock†


HB 44†††††††† Flynn | et al.
Relating to a moratorium on administering assessment instruments to public school students under the public school accountability system.

HB 274††††††† Alvarado†††††††††††††††
Relating to reporting requirements applicable to school districts that obtain exceptions from class size limits.

HB 599††††††† Lozano†††††††††††††††††
Relating to educator retention at certain public schools.

HB 904††††††† GonzŠlez, Mary†††††††††
Relating to a requirement for school districts to report class size to the Texas Education Agency.

HB 921††††††† Alonzo†††††††††††††††††
Relating to establishing the Texas State Seal of Bilingualism and Biliteracy for recognition of high school graduates who attain a high level of proficiency in both English and another language.

HB 1374†††††† Dutton | et al.
Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 1415†††††† Schaefer | et al.
Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who teach only career and technology education classes.

HB 1525†††††† Krause | et al.††††††††
Relating to prohibiting the board of trustees of an independent school district from exercising disparate treatment in allowing access to school campuses during non-instructional time based on the religious nature of an organization.

HB 1568†††††† Springer | et al.††††††
Relating to funding under the Foundation School Program for a school district that offers insurance benefits to a person who is not a dependent of a district employee.

HB 1957†††††† Dutton†††††††††††††††††
Relating to the establishment of the recovery school district.

HB 2004†††††† GonzŠlez, Mary†††††††††
Relating to the determination of certain exemptions from the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students and to the consideration of the performance of certain students on state assessment instruments.

HB 2076†††††† Flynn††††††††††††††††††
Relating to alternative assessment of certain public school students under the public school accountability system.

HB 2104†††††† Dutton†††††††††††††††††
Relating to charter schools and accurately accounting for workforce development statistics.

HB 2182†††††† Flynn††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the required completion date of a report concerning an initial evaluation of a student for purposes of special education services.

HB 2542†††††† Gutierrez††††††††††††††
Relating to a study comparing the effects on school district consolidation for Bexar County.

HB 2610†††††† Pitts††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants and certain notes by school districts.

HB 2662†††††† Farney†††††††††††††††††
Relating to requiring a personal financial literacy credit for graduation under the recommended and advanced high school programs.

HB 2666†††††† Taylor, Van††††††††††††
Relating to the first day of the school year for public schools.

HB 2824†††††† Ratliff | et al.†††††††
Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.

HB 2983†††††† Dutton†††††††††††††††††
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees.

HB 3573†††††† Aycock†††††††††††††††††
Relating to the requirements for obtaining a health science technology education teaching certificate and to the scope of courses a person may teach holding a technology applications teaching certificate.

Public testimony may be limited to (3) three minutes.†




Bills added after last posting:

HB 1374


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