COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE: 12:00 PM or upon adjournment
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

PLACE: E1.036 (Finance Room)
CHAIR: Senator Dan Patrick



Senator Florence Shapiro will Chair this hearing on interim charge #8.


NOTE: The Senate Committee on Education will convene upon the adjournment/recess of the joint hearing with the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice.


The Committee will hear invited testimony and public testimony on the following charge:


Senate Interim Charge 8:

Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Education, 82nd Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation. Specifically, monitor the following:

                SB 6, relating to the establishment of the instructional materials allotment;


                SB 8, relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools:

                HB 1942, relating to bullying in public schools:


                The implementation of legislation related to the state's accountability system and other reforms enacted by HB 3, 81st Legislature, Regular Session, and SB 1031, 80th Legislature, Regular Session.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person.





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