COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  2:00 PM or upon adjournment
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Larry Taylor 

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As pending business:


SB 471        Rodríguez
Relating to reviews and investigations conducted by the Texas Education Agency.

SB 750        Taylor, Larry
Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance.

SB 894        Taylor, Larry
Relating to the state virtual school network.

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

SB 1170       Garcia
Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability of 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 1241       Taylor, Larry
Relating to authority of school districts, home-rule school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools to establish innovation zones and the authority of school districts to obtain designation as districts of innovation.

SB 1309       Menéndez
Relating to eligibility requirements for issuance of a teaching certificate to an applicant who holds a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor teaching certification.