COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 

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



HB 308        Bohac | et al.          SP: Nichols
Relating to a school district's recognition of and education regarding traditional winter celebrations.

HB 343        Márquez | et al.        SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of certain independent school districts; providing criminal and civil penalties.

HB 642        Patrick, Diane          SP: Lucio
Relating to continuing education requirements for certain educators.

HB 842        Bell | et al.           SP: Deuell
Relating to requiring public school districts to provide certain opportunities to career and technical students under the college credit program.

HB 866        Huberty | et al.        SP: Seliger
Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments.

HB 885        Murphy | et al.         SP: Patrick
Relating to the guarantee of refinanced open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.

HB 1122       Johnson | et al.        SP: West
Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs.

HB 1479       Villarreal              SP: Van de Putte
Relating to establishing a committee in certain counties to recommend a uniform truancy policy.

HB 1501       Raymond                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the commemoration of September 11, 2001, at public schools.

HB 1751       Patrick, Diane | et al. SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the public school educator excellence innovation program.

HB 2318       Aycock                  SP: Seliger
Relating to public school educator preparation and alternative certification programs.

HB 2549       Patrick, Diane          SP: Paxton
Relating to the periodic review and revision of college and career readiness standards in public education.

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

HB 2662       Farney | et al.         SP: Patrick
Relating to a personal financial literacy credit for high school programs.

HB 2694       Villarreal | et al.     SP: Duncan
Relating to the provision of credit by examination for public school students.

HB 2836       Ratliff | et al.        SP: Patrick
Relating to the administration of certain state-adopted or state-developed assessment instruments to public school students.

HCR 104       Button                  SP: Seliger
Encouraging school districts to adopt policies that promote the use of technology and technological devices in classrooms.

Public testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes per person.




HB 753        Villarreal              SP: Zaffirini
Relating to certain information to be provided by school districts to parents concerning supplemental educational services and to Texas Education Agency approval and investigation of supplemental educational services providers.

HB 897        Zerwas | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automated external defibrillators in secondary education curriculum.

HB 1926       King, Ken | et al.      SP: Hegar
Relating to the operation of the state virtual school network and courses provided through other distance learning arrangements.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 2549


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