COMMITTEE:   Public Education 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 

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


HB 462        Goldman
Relating to successful completion of dual credit courses as an alternative to compliance with end-of-course assessment requirements.

HB 506        Rodriguez, Eddie       
Relating to the issuance of tax-supported bonds by certain school districts and increasing the tax rate limitation on the issuance of those bonds.

HB 742        Huberty | et al.       
Relating to eliminating certain state-required assessment instruments and certain end-of-course assessment instruments administered to public school students in certain grades.

HB 743        Huberty                
Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum and to certain state-adopted or state-developed assessment instruments for public school students.

HB 767        Smith | et al.         
Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 917        Villalba               
Relating to school marshals for private schools, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public or private school is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal.

HB 1164       VanDeaver              
Relating to the assessment of public school students in writing and English language arts.

HB 1305       Bonnen, Greg | et al.  
Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students.

HB 1474       VanDeaver              
Relating to the placement of money in the state instructional materials fund for public schools to use to purchase instructional materials.

HB 1843       Aycock                 
Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide reading instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three.

HB 2349       Aycock                 
Relating to public school assessment, performance standards, and course requirements.

HB 2610       King, Ken              
Relating to the minimum number of minutes of instruction for students to be provided by public school districts and the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts.

HB 2810       King, Ken              
Relating to proclamations issued by the State Board of Education for instructional materials.

HB 2811       King, Ken              
Relating to proclamations issued by the State Board of Education for instructional materials.

Public testimony may be limited to three (3) minutes.





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