COMMITTEE:    Education 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 

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



SB 196        Garcia | et al.        
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours.

SB 463        Seliger | et al.       
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

SB 646        Bettencourt
Relating to the elimination of the taxing authority of certain county boards of education and boards of county school trustees.

SB 1122       Huffines | et al.
Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

SB 1166       Bettencourt | et al.
Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 1220       Miles
Relating to ensuring continuity of education and access to higher education, career information, and skills certification for foster care youth and former foster care youth.

SB 1278       Taylor, Larry
Relating to educator preparation programs.

SB 1353       Taylor, Larry
Relating to state financial assistance for a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed.

SB 1404       Hughes
Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding voluntary after-school programs and voluntary summer programs.

SB 1481       Taylor, Larry
Relating to the instructional materials and technology allotment, open education resource instructional materials, and the State Board of Education long-range technology plan.

SB 1854       Uresti                 
Relating to requiring the review of public school district  paperwork to limit paperwork requirements.

SB 1903       West                   
Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts.

Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit  prepared remarks to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 20  copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the  hearing.


The Committee may also consider pending business.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 463

SB 1404

SB 1481

SB 1854


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