NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, March 19, 1997

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins


A public hearing to consider the following:

The committee will begin this week's hearing with a brief presentation
from the Amarillo National Resource Center for Plutonium.

SB 193            Nelson
Relating to open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 519            Bivins
Relating to the number of charters for an open-enrollment charter
school that the State Board of Education may grant.

SB 520            Bivins
Relating to eligibility to serve as a public member of the State
Board for Educator Certification.

SB 656            Gallegos
Relating to the term of a school district depository contract.

SB 698            Armbrister
Relating to research relating to transportation facilities
conducted by public senior colleges and universities for the Texas
Department of Transportation.

SB 730            Whitmire
Relating to changing the name of the Institute for Urban Studies at
the University of Houston to the Center for Public Policy.

SB 1206            Bivins
Relating to creation of a public education scholarship pilot
program for children assigned to attend certain low-performing
public schools.

Pending business:

SB 133            Bivins
Relating to the placement of a student in an alternative education