NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Tuesday, March 15, 2005

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro

The Committee will consider the following bills:

SB 23            Zaffirini
Relating to subsidized child-care services and early childhood care and
education program coordination.

SB 61            West, Royce
Relating to the teaching of foreign languages in public schools.

SB 126            Lindsay
Relating to discipline of public school students.

SB 253            West, Royce / et al.
Relating to the eligibility of juvenile justice alternative
education programs for free textbooks for use in the programs.

SB 274            Barrientos
Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program.

SB 658            Madla
Relating to the scheduling of certain University Interscholastic
League competitions.

Pending Bills

SB 387            Wentworth
Relating to school district employment policies.

SB 482            Shapiro
Relating to the retirement benefits payable to retirees of the
Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed as teacher

Subcommittee Reports

SB 32            Zaffirini
Relating to certain special tuition rates at institutions of higher

SB 34            Zaffirini
Relating to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduates at
certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 254            Shapiro
Relating to the removal of certain restrictions imposed on the
programs, enrollment, and admission policies of The University of
Texas at Dallas.

SB 276            Staples / et al.
Relating to authorizing The University of Texas Health Science
Center at Tyler to offer courses and degree programs in allied
health and related fields.

SB 502            West, Royce
Relating to common undergraduate admission application forms for
public institutions of higher education in this state.

SB 531            West, Royce
Relating to the tuition charged for certain courses repeated by
students attending public junior colleges.