COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock 


SB 39         Zaffirini
Relating to the evaluation and instruction of public school students with visual impairments.

SB 306        Huffman                
Relating to consideration of a student receiving treatment in a residential facility for public school accountability purposes.

SB 453        Deuell                 
Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas.

SB 657        Paxton | et al.        
Relating to procedural requirements for adopting and filing a school district budget.

SB 460        Deuell | et al.
Relating to inclusion of instruction in the detection and education of students with mental or emotional disorders in the requirements for educator training programs.

SB 906        Deuell | et al.        
Relating to developmentally appropriate assessment of special education students.

SB 1309       Davis | et al.         
Relating to assessment alternatives or accommodations for certain public school students in special education programs.

SB 1308       Davis
Relating to auditing and monitoring of performance under contracts for state-adopted assessment instruments administered to public school students.

SB 1178       Deuell
Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students.

SB 1263       Taylor | et al.
Relating to allowing parents to petition for repurposing, alternative management, or closure of certain public school campuses.

SB 1352       Van de Putte           
Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts.

SB 1403       Patrick | et al.       
Relating to public school teachers.

SB 1404       Patrick | et al.       
Relating to attendance at and completion of high school by students who are in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 1555       Lucio                  
Relating to requirements for state educator certification examinations.

SB 1658       Paxton                 
Relating to the effect of certain state aid on school districts required to take action to equalize wealth under the school finance system.

SB 1718       West
Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school  campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.

SB 1720       Patrick | et al.
Relating to the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program for teachers who agree to teach mathematics or science in certain school districts in this state.

Chair may limit public testimony to (2) two minutes.



Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 460

SB 1178

SB 1263

SB 1308

SB 1718

SB 1720


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