SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Wednesday, April 04, 2018 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Larry Taylor 

 

 

1) Expand High Quality Education Opportunities: Examine high-quality campus/programs in Texas and other states and make recommendations on incentives to expand high-performing campuses and programs. Review should include but not be limited to: program and course variety, unique public school models, transfer or open-enrollment policies within a district, collaboration between districts or public charters, online learning, and whether children with special educational needs, children of military families, and student populations in chronically high poverty areas should have additional options to meet their unique educational needs.

 

2) Virtual Education in the 21st Century Classroom: Review the Texas Virtual School Network (TVSN) and recommend methods of updating and improving the system to boost online virtual education. 

 

 

 

 

 

Public testimony will be limited to two minutes.