COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, April 09, 2015 

PLACE:        E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Larry Taylor 



SB 69         Ellis | et al.         
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours.

SB 265        Ellis                  
Relating to student use of sunscreen products in public schools.

SB 810        Seliger                
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.

SB 955        Schwertner             
Relating to permissible locations of open-enrollment charter schools created by institutions of higher education.

SB 1003       Bettencourt            
Relating to eliminating the commissioner of education's authority to approve a school district's issuance of a teaching permit.

SB 1211       Kolkhorst              
Relating to procedures for the review and selection of certain instructional materials by public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1222       Bettencourt            
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas during an investigation of educator misconduct.

SB 1434       Taylor, Van            
Relating to counting time spent by students participating in certain approved off-campus instructional programs in calculation of the average daily attendance for a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

SB 1494       Uresti                 
Relating to the educational needs of homeless students.

SB 1497       Taylor, Van            
Relating to a requirement that a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or shared services arrangement terminate or refuse to hire an employee or applicant convicted of certain offenses.

SB 1711       Campbell               
Relating to rules which insure that local independent school district selection of non-state adopted instructional materials to be purchased with state funds, is as accountable and transparent as the State Board of Education approval process for state-adopted instruction materials.



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SB 324


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