NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Education

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Monday, April 12, 1999

PLACE: E2.036

CHAIR: Rep. Paul Sadler

The committee will hear invited testimony concerning information on
student testing and teacher certification as compiled by the Dana
Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

The committee will hear invited testimony regarding the Just For The
Kids foundation.

The committee will also consider the following:

HB 3394            Brimer
Relating to employee organization consultation policies adopted by
the boards of trustees of school districts.

HB 2608            Greenberg
Relating to grants in support of pre-reading instruction.

HB 1418            Seaman
Relating to optional career and technology education programs
offered by public school districts.

HB 1275            Luna, Vilma
Relating to providing a parent with a copy of a special education
student's education plan translated into the parent's native

HB 359            Wise
Relating to standards that must be met by school district
prekindergarten programs.

HB 1733            Luna, Vilma
Relating to a continuing advisory panel to provide policy guidance
concerning special education and related services.

HB 2172            Luna, Vilma / et al.
Relating to school district compliance with special education laws.

HB 2202            Tillery / et al.
Relating to student health centers on public school campuses.

HB 3739            Greenberg
Relating to management or investment of the permanent school fund.

HB 3287            Greenberg
Relating to requirements applicable to renovation of public school
facilities financed with state assistance.

HB 3290            Greenberg
Relating to course credits offered under an agreement between a
school district and a junior college.

HB 1825            Hochberg
Relating to allowing certain school districts to conduct an
election by mail ballots.

HB 211            Hochberg
Relating to compliance by school districts and open-enrollment
charter schools with public information decisions issued by the
attorney general.

HB 1642            Hochberg
Relating to the treatment of property in certain reinvestment zones
for purposes of school finance.

HB 2553            Hochberg
Relating to performance reviews of school districts by the

HB 3551            Giddings
Relating to the disposition of the proceeds from the Read to
Succeed license plate.

HB 3204            Danburg
Relating to the election of members of the board of trustees of
certain independent school districts.

HB 98            Reyna, Arthur / et al.
Relating to the fiscal year of a school district and to the
submission of a preliminary appraisal roll to a school district.

HB 3123            Chisum
Relating to authorizing the comptroller to provide certain
information and assistance to school districts.