COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Dan Patrick 



SB 119        Rodríguez              
Relating to the operation of special student recovery programs by certain school districts.

SB 122        Rodríguez              
Relating to the removal from office of a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district.

SB 123        Rodríguez              
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas and conduct accreditation investigations.

SB 124        Rodríguez              
Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with certain governmental records based on certain reporting for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 542        Watson | et al.        
Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation.

SB 816        Hegar                  
Relating to the date by which a school district must complete a report of an initial evaluation of a student for special education services.

SB 929        Paxton | et al.        
Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

SB 1109       Deuell                 
Relating to suspending public school accountability ratings and certain interventions and sanctions for the 2012-2013 school year.

SB 1115       Whitmire               
Relating to reporting, standards, and restrictions regarding public school disciplinary actions.

SB 1141       Duncan | et al.        
Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

SB 1142       Duncan | et al.        
Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

SB 1263       Taylor | et al.        
Relating to allowing parents to petition for repurposing, alternative management, or closure of certain public school campuses.

SB 1365       Duncan | et al.        
Relating to the provision of credit by examination for public school students.

SB 1404       Patrick | et al.       
Relating to attendance at and completion of high school by students who are in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.


Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.





SB 2          Patrick                
Relating to charter schools and home-rule charter school districts, including establishment of the Charter School Authorizing Authority.

SB 1538       Van de Putte | et al.  
Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools, including schools designated as dropout recovery schools and residential facilities.



Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 17

SB 1298


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