COMMITTEE:†† Public Education†

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 21, 2015†

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


HB 731††††††† Lucio III
Relating to participation of certain school districts in the three-year high school diploma plan pilot program.

HB 879††††††† Farney†††††††††††††††††
Relating to evaluating the performance of dropout recovery schools.

HB 925††††††† Guillen | et al.†††††††
Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund.

HB 1227†††††† Anderson, Rodney | et al.†††
Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students.

HB 1431†††††† King, Susan††††††††††††
Relating to the development of a career-oriented foreign language program that public schools may offer.

HB 1559†††††† Parker†††††††††††††††††
Relating to public school Internet website information† concerning local programs and services available to assist† homeless students.

HB 1599†††††† King, Ken††††††††††††††
Relating to grants for school districts and campuses providing blended and individualized learning staff development activities.

HB 1600†††††† King, Ken††††††††††††††
Relating to the establishment of a grant program to assist school districts in developing or implementing innovative blended learning initiatives.

HB 1842†††††† Aycock†††††††††††††††††
Relating to the assessment of intervention in and sanction of a public school that does not satisfy accreditation criteria.

HB 2025†††††† Gonzales, Larry††††††††
Relating to participation of certain school districts in the three-year high school diploma plan pilot program.

HB 2220†††††† Coleman††††††††††††††††
Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers.

HB 2487†††††† Smithee††††††††††††††††
Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a municipality for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility, stadium, or other athletic facility.

HB 2607†††††† Lozano†††††††††††††††††
Relating to treatment under the school finance system for certain school districts of maintenance and operations revenue in excess of the local share requirement.

HB 2609†††††† Farney†††††††††††††††††
Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide mathematics instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three.

HB 2660†††††† Howard†††††††††††††††††
Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program.

HB 2677†††††† GonzŠlez, Mary†††††††††
Relating to training for employees of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and other maltreatment of certain children.

HB 2833†††††† Farney†††††††††††††††††
Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants by school districts.

HB 2886†††††† Deshotel†††††††††††††††
Relating to providing a training course for public school prekindergarten teachers.

HB 3347†††††† Aycock†††††††††††††††††
Relating to revocation of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and procedures for the disposition of property owned by a charter school after revocation or surrender of a charter.

HB 3568†††††† Bohac††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the creation of a technology applications course allotment under the foundation school program.

HB 3700†††††† Guerra | et al.††††††††
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in certain school districts to develop computer science education and professional development opportunities.

HB 3746†††††† Bohac††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the study of public education performance.

HB 3970†††††† Keffer†††††††††††††††††
Relating to an optional bad weather policy for public schools.

HB 3987†††††† Farney†††††††††††††††††
Relating to programs in public schools designed to facilitate planning and saving for higher education and facilitate personal financial literacy instruction.

HB 3991†††††† Allen††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the committee developing a student's individualized education plan, the written report of the committee, and a regular education teacher's opportunity for input into a student's individualized education plan.

The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the Chair.

Public testimony may be limited to two (2) minutes.




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HB 2539


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