The House Committee on Public Education

83rd Legislature

October 8, 2014

1:00 p.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on September 25, 2014, the House Committee on Public Education met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Aycock, at 1:31 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Aycock; Allen; Davis, John; Deshotel; Dutton; Huberty; Ratliff; and Rodriguez, Justin.


A quorum was present.



Testimony was taken on interim charge #1 (see below).


Monitor the implementation of HB 5 (83R) and report on recommendations for improvement. Work with the Texas Education Agency, the State Board of Education, and public and higher education stakeholders to ensure the creation of additional rigorous mathematics and science courses needed to address the current and projected needs of the state's workforce.


At 4:05 p.m., on the motion of Representative Aycock and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Aycock, Chair




Jenna Watts, Clerk